A Rochester man was sentenced this week in federal court to 18 months in prison for the felony offense of possession of a machine gun.
David Blystone, 45, was sentenced by Northern District Judge Robert Miller Jr. to 18 months imprisonment and 1 year of supervised release after pleading guilty to possession of a machine gun. According to documents filed in the case, Blystone bought kits and manufactured fully automatic weapons, fireworks and destructive devices. The case was the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Prosecutor in the case was Assistant United States Attorney Jesse Barrett.