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UPDATE: Firearms stolen in Fort Erie

UPDATE: Police have arrested a man in connection to a residential break and enter that occurred in the area of Gorham Rd. and Hershey St. in Fort Erie in October, in which six firearms and a quantity of ammunition was stolen during the break and enter.

The weapons stolen were: a black 12-gauge pump action shotgun of an unknown make; black Uzkon 12-gauge magazine pump action shotgun; wooden stock Winchester 30-30 lever action rifle; stainless steel Ruger, .357 caliber revolver; black Norinco .45 caliber semi-automatic hand gun; and a black and silver Norinco .45 caliber semi-automatic hand gun.

The firearms have not been located.

Eighteen-year-old Braedon Tabbert of Fort Erie was arrested and charged on Dec. 21, with the alleged offences of breaking an entering and stealing firearms.

Tabbert was held in custody pending a bail hearing on Dec. 22 at the Robert S. K. Welch Courthouse in St. Catharines.

Police are still attempting to locate the stolen firearms and ammunition. Anyone with information can contact the Fort Erie Detective Office at 905-688-4111, ext. 2300. 

ORIGINAL: Police say a belated break-and-enter call took them to an address on Gorham Rd. near Hazel St. in Fort Erie on Friday, where they learned a quantity of handguns, shotguns and rifles were stolen within the past month.

Detectives are investigating the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Dan Sandel at 905-688-4111, ext. 2322.

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