Delaware hunter caught with massive weapons cache

 Police display weapons they seized including three crossbows, three shotguns, two muzzleloaders, two rifles, one handgun and a number of arrows and ammunition. (photo courtesy DNREC)

Police display weapons they seized including three crossbows, three shotguns, two muzzleloaders, two rifles, one handgun and a number of arrows and ammunition. (photo courtesy DNREC)

A Delaware man prohibited from possessing deadly weapons is accused of carrying eight guns and three crossbows while hunting near Delmar in southern Delaware.

Fish and Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested 36-year-old Robert Evans earlier this month while he was deer hunting near the state’s southern border in Delmar. Due to a prior incident, Evans faces 11 counts of possession of a deadly weapon by a person prohibited.

Police say they seized three crossbows, three shotguns, two muzzleloaders, two rifles, one handgun and a number of arrows and ammunition. 

Evans was released on $6,000 unsecured bond after a preliminary hearing in the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas.

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