The husband of a California woman who has been missing since early January had a temporary gun restraining order issued against him last week.
KSWB reported that the May 5 order bars Larry Millete from having or purchasing guns, ammunition, or magazines. The order was filed two days before police executed a second search warrant at the couple’s Chula Vista’s home, where Maya Millete, 39, was last seen on January 7.
According to the news outlet, the restraining order accused Larry Millete of having an illegal assault weapon or unregistered firearms. The document also stated that he purchased firearms after the initial search warrant, which entailed police seizing two guns.
“After a search warrant was executed at respondent’s residence, respondent told the officers that he knew they were coming for his firearms and he gave multiple firearms to his friends,” the document reads.
KSWB reported that police also conducted a search warrant at Larry Millete’s uncle’s home, where they also seized two unregistered assault weapons.
Larry Millete allegedly refused to tell police who he gave the guns to. Despite this, he has not been criminal charged in connection with the guns or his wife’s ongoing disappearance.
Maya Millete vanished on January 7 after video chatting with friends and getting into an argument with her husband. The missing woman’s sister said she disappeared the same day she scheduled an appointment with a divorce lawyer.
Maya Millete’s husband allegedly said they had gotten into an argument and she locked herself in the bedroom. She was reported missing on January 9, after her family learned she was not in her bedroom as her husband previously claimed.
Maya Millete’s identification card, credit card, and phone also remain unaccounted for. Her credit card has not been used since her disappearance, and her phone goes straight to voicemail, according to reports.
Larry Millete was said to be helping with the search at first but has since stopped cooperating with police, retained a lawyer, and stopped attending vigils.
No charges have been filed in connection with Maya Millete’s disappearance, but law enforcement officials said the case remains active.
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