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Among the stolen firearms was a Civil War-era musket. Photo: <a href="">Michael Noirot</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Among the stolen firearms was a Civil War-era musket. Photo: Michael Noirot, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

Police seek help finding stolen guns in upstate NY

GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) Police in Fulton County are asking the public's help finding a Civil War musket and 11 other historic guns stolen from a Gloversville home.

The Gloversville Police Department tells local media outlets that two city residents were charged on Jan. 24 with stealing the guns during a burglary. The pair, 34-year-old Amy Simonds and 32-year-old Brandon Coopey, are in Fulton County Jail.

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Police say the guns may have been traded or sold in the Saratoga County hamlet of Porters Corners.

The missing guns include the musket, five Browning shotguns, a Ruger Boy Scout Edition .22-caliber rifle, a Ruger 30-06 with a Monte Carlo stock, and a Remington Harley Davidson Edition 870 12-gauge. Also, a lever-action Winchester .22 Mag, a Remington 12-gauge 1187, and a Ruger stainless steel .22 target pistol.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

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