Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- Weapons violation charges were filed Tuesday against a Rochester man after law enforcement obtained a handgun from him in September. 

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The criminal complaint against 34-year-old Samuel Schafer says law enforcement was made aware of the convicted felon possessing a firearm and threatening to shoot officers involved in a federal drug possession case against him. Schafer allegedly named the officers connected to his case. 

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The complaint says the firearm obtained last month was a Ruger SR40c .40 caliber with the serial number scratched off. Court records indicate Schafer was convicted of felony drug possession in June 2013, a crime that prevents him from possessing a firearm. 

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Schafer has been charged for being a felon in possession of a firearm and for altering the serial number of a firearm. He was summoned to make his first appearance in Olmsted County Court on Nov. 15.

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