Two Virginia friends thought it would be fun to test out a machine gun they are accused of stealing from the trunk of an FBI agent in Alexandria, The Washington Examiner reports.
Jonathan Cowden, 26, a security guard and Nate Whilden, a music instructor, face up to 10 years in prison on charges of possessing a machine gun.
Whilden is accused of breaking into the FBI sedan and stealing a black bag that contained an agency-issued Heckler and Koch MP5/10mm machine gun and body armor marked with the bureau’s letters.
“Oh, crap, what did I do,” Whilden is accused of saying after becoming aware he had stolen an FBI machine gun, The Washington Examiner reported.
Cowden is described as an “avid collector of exotic guns.”
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