Courtesy: Gilmanton Police Dept.

Mar 20, 2015 10:37 AM

Men dressed in camouflage accused of stealing guns in Gilmanton

GILMANTON - Gilmanton Police said two men were facing theft charges after an officer found them stealing several rifles from a home on Allens Mill Road.

According to a release, an officer was patrolling the area when he saw a vehicle parking in the wrong direction. As he got out of his car to investigate, he saw a masked man wearing camouflage. That man, later identified as Jeromy Woodey, 31, of Laconia, tried unsuccessfully to hide. A second man hiding behind a nearby garage dropped an several stolen rifles, including an AK-47, and ran away.

Police say the second man, Heath Wilkens, 32, of Concord, was taken into custody around 5 a.m. Friday.

Investigators said the vehicle the men left running on the side of the road was full of more stolen items.

Both Wilkens and Woodey refused the services of a bail commissioner and were being held at the Belknap County Jail pending arraignment.


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