www.lassennews.com/News_Story.edi?sid=3453&mode=thread&order=0 College student gets one year in jail for having assault rifle Posted on Tuesday, August 08 @ 16:42:26 GMT The man originally charged with taking an assault rifle into the dorms at Lassen Community College, Matthew Louis Maumoynier, 21, will spend a year in jail for illegally transporting an assault rifle. By Shayla Ashmore Staff Writer [email protected] Maumoynier, 21, a student at LCC and a Chester resident, received the sentence in Lassen County Superior Court on Wednesday, July 26 as a condition of three years probation. Charges of possessing an assault rifle, possessing firearms on a college campus and furnishing or loaning a high capacity magazine were dismissed in exchange for the guilty plea Maumoynier entered on May 25. Susanville Police recovered the assault rifle and a portion of a shotgun barrel at a home in Lake Almanor on Monday, April 3. The rifle was allegedly one of two weapons Maumoynier appeared holding in photos taken at the college dorm and posted on the World Wide Web blog site myspace.com. He was arrested in Saturday, Feb. 11 in Coos Bay, Ore. During the month of January, police began investigating allegations that college students at LCC were in possession of various firearms in the dorm rooms, according to a SPD press release. Several photos showing both past and present students holding various types of firearms in the dorm rooms were posted on myspace.com. College officials brought the pictures to the attention of investigators when college staff discovered the photos. According to Detective Rodd Joseph, during the lengthy investigation, one of the weapons in the photos was determined to be an assault rifle. These types of rifles are illegal to possess in California unless the owner has a permit.