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Lincoln man arrested may have been involved in murder for hire plot

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Frank Pittro, 62, of Ardmore, TN, was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of prohibited weapons Frank Pittro, 62, of Ardmore, TN, was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of prohibited weapons
FAYETTEVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

A Lincoln County man was arrested yesterday on weapons charges after receiving allegations that he was involved in a murder for hire plot, according the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

In a news release, the agency said Frank Pittro, 62, of Ardmore, TN, was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of prohibited weapons.

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Department received information on Wednesday that Pittro was possibly involved in a plot to have three people killed.

The TBI determined that Pittro had numerous felony convictions, including murder, and agents found firearms at Pittro's residence on Ardmore Highway.

The investigation into the murder for hire plot is continuing, according to the news release.

Pittro is being held at the Lincoln County Jail without bond.

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