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January 20, 2023: Music Producer Max Lord Charged With Possession of Assault Weapons, Silencers

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Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that music producer Max Adam Lord was charged today with possession of assault weapons and possession of silencers.

“Assault weapons and devices that muffle a firearm are illegal in California,” District Attorney Gascón said. “It doesn’t matter if you are an influential member of the entertainment community or someone who has never been in the spotlight, my office will hold accountable anyone who illegally possesses these unlawful devices and deadly weapons. The proliferation of firearms has skyrocketed since the beginning of the pandemic. We must do everything we can to get these guns off the streets and out of the hands of those who don’t lawfully possess them.”

Mr. Lord (dob 02/03/1992) is charged with eight felony counts of possession of an assault weapon and four felony counts of possession of a silencer.

He is scheduled to appear for arraignment on Wednesday, Jan. 25 in Department 100 of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, Van Nuys Branch. He is charged in case LA098480.

The complaint alleges that on Jan. 4, Mr. Lord was found in possession of semiautomatic rifles, AR-style altered semiautomatic pistols and firearm silencers during a search of his Studio City residence.

In a related case, music producer DeAvonte Kimble (dob 07/28/1992) has been charged with two felony counts of false imprisonment, two felony counts of possession of a firearm with a prior felony conviction, two felony counts of resisting arrest and one misdemeanor count of escape from arrest.

Mr. Kimble has pleaded not guilty and is scheduled to appear for a preliminary hearing setting on Monday in Department 30 of Los Angeles County Superior Court, Airport Branch. He is charged in case SA107719.

The cases remain under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department.