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A Ridgefield man who was charged with a number of crimes when police found a cache of weapons in his home is facing one less charge.  A count of disorderly conduct was dropped against Mark Albin.  Police responded to a domestic disturbance call from the 50-year old's son on March 28th.  16 assault weapons, 76 unregistered high-capacity magazines and 6 silencers were found.  Albin still faces charges of illegal bomb manufacturing, possession of a sawed-off shotgun/silencer, illegal possession of an assault weapon and illegal possession of a large magazine.  He has pleaded not guilty and is due back in court September 27th.