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An Andover man who threatened his family and had an AR-style gun in his possession has accepted a plea deal but, the agreement can be vacated if a motion for a Graves Act waiver is denied.
Last month Marc E. Brown admitted to threatening his stepfather and saying he would "blow them all away" while he was drunk. As part of the deal he pleaded guilty to second-degree possession of an assault firearm and third-degree terroristic threats.
Normally under the Graves Act someone convicted of certain weapons-related charges would face a minimum sentence and parole ineligibility but Brown's plea deal calls for a sentence of up to 180 days in jail.
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