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(Neb)-Don't Shoot A Stolen Gun While Selling It If You Don't Want To Get Caught

By: John Axtell Posted at: 05/03/2018 11:25 PM
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) - The accidental firing of a stolen gun in a Scottsbluff apartment Monday evening led to the arrests of two men and the recovery of multiple stolen firearms.

     The WING Drug Task Force says 30-year-old Jeremy Masoner was trying to sell the stolen guns when went off in a residence with the bullet lodging in the ceiling.

     WING investigators were already following up a stolen property case when the incident was reported, and both Masoner and 24-year old Taylor Dunham were arrested a short time later on multiple charges.

      During the investigation that also included Scottsbluff police and the Nebraska State Patrol, officers also found methamphetamine and 3 guns reported stolen in Morrill and Scotts Bluff Counties.

       Both Dunham and Mason are charged with possession of meth with intent to distribute, being a felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a defaced firearm, and possession of a firearm during a drug violation. Dunham is also charged with carrying a concealed weapon.


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