More face charges in Shooter’s Supply burglaryArrest warrants were issued for two men accused of taking part in stealing more than a dozen handguns from Superior Shooters Supply on May 9.
By: Superior Telegram, Superior Telegram
Arrest warrants were issued for two men accused of taking part in stealing more than a dozen handguns from Superior Shooters Supply on May 9.
A third man faces a felony theft charge after law enforcement officers found one of the stolen guns in his home.
Ryan Benjamin Aho, 24, of Superior and Antonio Fredrick Williams, 31, of Duluth each face felony of burglary-arming self with a dangerous weapon-as a party to a crime.
The criminal complaints were filed in Douglas County Circuit Court on Friday, the same day the warrants were issued.
Romeo R. Williams, 28, faces charges of felony theft-movable property and misdemeanor possession of marijuana. He made an initial appearance in Douglas County Circuit Court Friday. Cash bond of $1,500 was set with the conditions he not use or possess any firearms, controlled substances or drug paraphernalia.
According to the complaints:
Cody James Johnson, 19, of Superior was arrested for the Superior Shooters Supply burglary. He told Superior Police Detective Mike Jaszczak that he, Aho and Williams had broken into the Boss Electric building, which is adjacent to Superior Shooter’s Supply, to steal copper. They brought loads of copper to their car parked outside, then Johnson had Aho and Williams stay in the car. He broke into Shooter’s Supply, stole a number of handguns and returned to the car.
They drove to Duluth and connected with a man there who brought the guns to the Twin Cities.
One of the guns stolen from Shooter’s Supply was found in the man’s home in Brooklyn Park, Minn. A second stolen handgun was found at a Superior residence belonging to Williams’ brother, Romeo. During a search of the residence, a baggie of suspected marijuana was found in Romeo Williams’ bedroom.
Johnson faces one count of burglary-arming self with dangerous weapon. After waiving his preliminary hearing rights last week, Johnson was bound over for arraignment in July. Cash bond of $5,000 was set in the case with the condition that he have no contact with Superior Shooter’s Supply and no use or possession of dangerous weapons.