by Aaron Gibson, Feb. 19, 2016
The Russellville Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating two suspects of an investigation into twelve stolen firearms.
Police said Joseph Stalbolsky and Nathan Paeltz face felony charges in connection with the theft of twelve firearms, crossbows and knives from a man in Russellville.
Stalbolsky is accused of stealing from his father and trading the property in to pawn shops and gun stores. He has been charged with third-degree felony grand theft when the property is a firearm or dangerous ordnance.
Paeltz allegedly traded in three firearms, one crossbow and several knives belonging to the victim. He is also accused of being present while several of the other firearms were traded in and faces a charge of fourth-degree felony receiving stolen property.
The victim will be able to have most of the property returned to him, including all of the firearms, police said on Thursday, Feb. 18.
Russellville Police is asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Stalbolsky or Paeltz to call their office at 937-377-9129.
—Brown County Crime Reporter, February 19, 2016 3:13 AM EST, UPDATED 10:01 AM EST
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