Guilty Pleas Entered In Connection With Hebron Gun Store Robbery

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Two men have pleaded guilty to stealing 18 guns in March.

According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Charles H. Morrison III, 25, of Columbus, and James Allen banks, 23, of Marion, pleaded guilty in connection with burglarizing Buckeye Outdoors in Hebron and stealing more than a dozen guns on March 20.

Each pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of stolen fire arms. The crimes are punishable for up to 10 years in prison.

Each also pleaded guilty to one count of possession of three firearms with obliterated serial numbers and unlawful burglary of a licensed firearm dealer. Those crimes are punishable by up to five years in prison.

Both were arrested on April 30.

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