CHICAGO
05/23/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Cook County Jail Guard Was Middleman In Uzi Purchase, Authorities Say

A Cook County Jail guard was arrested Tuesday on charges of buying an Uzi semiautomatic rifle for someone else while claiming that he was actual purchaser.

Miguel Echevarria, 44, of Chicago was arrested outside his home without incident and charged in a complaint filed by the FBI with lying on the federal form that gun buyers must fill out when he claimed to be the actual buyer.

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