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Police charge Johnson after finding guns at home

Updated: December 15, 2006, 8:20 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears defensive tackle Tank Johnson was charged Thursday with not having a gun owner identification card after six firearms were found at his Gurnee home.

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The misdemeanor charge carries a penalty of up to a year in jail upon conviction, said Jeff Pavletic, first assistant state's attorney in Lake County.

Gurnee Police issued a warrant and searched Johnson's home, coach Lovie Smith said.

Johnson, the Bears' starting nose guard, didn't ...

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