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Oregon man found with gun, sniper book after football game held without bail
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) ' An Oregon man whom authorities fear may have been plotting a sniper attack on a high school football game will be held without bail until he goes on trial on federal firearms charges.
A federal judge in Medford said Monday that 26-year-old Raphael Enrique Amoroso of Grants Pass poses a danger to his community.
Amoroso was arrested on a drunken driving charge Oct. 7 after a police officer saw him leave a parking lot at Grants Pass High School hours after a football game. Police say he had a loaded pistol and a novel about a sniper attack on a football game.
He faces federal charges of having a gun on school grounds, and for having marijuana in the car while also being in possession of a gun.