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Moon man pleads guilty in gun case

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Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, 5:58 p.m.

A Moon man pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to possession and transfer of a machine gun.

Martin Joseph Saunders, 49, sold parts on May 27, 2011, that would convert an AR-15 assault rifle into a fully automatic weapon, according to prosecutors.

U.S. District Judge Maurice Cohill scheduled sentencing for Jan. 8.

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