5 arrested after guns stolen from Johnstown business


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JOHNSTOWN, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office said four people have been arrested after several guns were stolen from a local gun shop.

Deputies said six handguns were stolen from a Johnstown business early Monday morning. After an investigation, five people were arrested in connection to the burglary.

  1. A 14-year old from Texas was charged with Burglary in the Third Degree.
  2. A 17-year old with an address in Johnstown was charged with Burglary in the Third Degree, six Counts of Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree and other charges.
  3. Latoddrarick Lute, a 20-year old with a Texas address, was charged with Burglary in the Third Degree and held due to being a Fugitive from Justice from Texas.
  4. Malik Hyde, 20, with a Gloversville address, was charged with Burglary in the Third Degree
  5. Marcos Vazquez, 23, from Amsterdam, was charged with Criminal Possession of a Firearm and Possession of Stolen Property.

Three of the six handguns were recovered. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office at 518-736-2100 and ask for the Investigative Unit.


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