F. B. I. Raids Home of American Nazi Party Backer; Discovers Arms
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F. B. I. Raids Home of American Nazi Party Backer; Discovers Arms

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Speros Lagoulis, long known to be associated with the American Nazi Party and other right-wing causes, was placed under $2,000 bail here today on charges of possessing unregistered deadly weapons.

His summer home at Pittsburg, near the Canadian border, was raided by Federal agents and New Hampshire and Massachusetts officials. In the cottage, according to Attorney General William Maynard, the authorities discovered a Mauser submachine gun and two semi-automatic pistols. The bail was fixed by the U.S. Commissioner here, and steps will be taken to present the case to the September Grand Jury, where an indictment will be sought, Mr. Maynard said.

According to Mr. Maynard, Lagoulis has been under surveillance for a year, since, the State official said, his “affiliations and activities with the American Nazi Party” became known. A resident of Boston, Lagoulis operates a bookstore there, selling extreme right-wing literature.

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