MINNEAPOLIS (WJON News) -- An Anoka man has been arrested and charged for allegedly illegally having a machine gun and being in possession of methamphetamine with the intention of selling it.

According to court documents and a law enforcement affidavit, back in April the FBI began investigating 50-year-old Darrian Nguyen based on a tip from an informant.

Nguyen was suspected of having weapons, including rifles, shotguns, handguns, a grenade launcher, and pipe bombs in a secret room built within the walls of his home. It's believed he had expressed a desire to join the Three Percenter militia group, a loosely organized anti-government extremist movement.

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He was also thought to be manufacturing and trafficking meth from the home.

On Tuesday Nguyen was arrested and law enforcement recovered several guns including an AR style gun equipped with a grenade launcher.

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