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UPDATE: Chilton man sentenced to federal prison for exporting firearms, parts to Australia

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TUESDAY 12/17/19 7:30 a.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) — A Chilton man has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for reportedly manufacturing numerous firearms and firearm-parts for an Australian criminal and gun-enthusiast.

According to the US Attorney of the Eastern District of Wisconsin, 59-year-old Andy Lloyd Huebschmann exported rifle kits to Australia illegally. In those kits, officials say there were component parts for rifles that could function with either semi-automatic or fully automatic triggers, and 1911 firearm frames that could be assembled into completed pistols.

In addition to the prison sentence, Huebschmann was ordered to pay a $15,000 fine and will spend one year on supervised release following his release. 

Chilton man facing prison for smuggling firearms, parts to Australia

TUESDAY 8/6/19 11:05 a.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) — A Chilton man is facing prison time after pleading guilty to smuggling guns to Australia.

Officials say 59-year-old Andy Huebschmann admitted to manufacturing numerous firearms and firearm parts for a criminal and gun enthusiast in Australia.

The U.S. Department of Justice says Huebschmann did not have an export license and some of the firearms are illegal in Australia.

Huebschmann now faces a maximum of 20 years in prison. He will be sentenced in early November.

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