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Man charged for firearms
Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

Clayton Clifford Craft, 28, of 1505 Gary Ave., Detroit Lakes has been charged in Becker County District Court with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, a felony.

On Jan. 17 a Detroit Lakes police officer received an anonymous tip that Craft had allegedly borrowed a shotgun to go deer hunting. He is prohibited from possessing a firearm because of a conviction for third-degree burglary in 2000, according to court records. Investigation allegedly revealed that he had borrowed an 8mm bolt-action Mauser and gone hunting with two other people the first weekend of deer hunting.

On Thursday, District Judge Lisa Borgen issued a summons for him to appear in court March 31.