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Trio arrested in theft of firearms

The accused include two adults from Marathon, and a 14-year-old youth
OPP released this photo of firearms that were stolen in the town of Marathon in November 2023 (OPP)

MARATHON — Three people face charges in connection with the theft of firearms from a residence in Marathon.

Ontario Provincial Police announced Wednesday that they have charged a 33-year-old man from Marathon, a 48-year-old woman from Marathon, and a 14-year-old youth.

Charges include break and enter with intent to steal a firearm, and break and enter into a dwelling house to commit an indictable offence.

The case dates back to Nov.18, 2023 when police received a report of a break-in that occurred between Nov. 16-17 in which multiple firearms were stolen.

All three accused are being held in custody, and are scheduled to appear in court at a later date.


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