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Stolen, sold gun traced back to suspect in Derby

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SHELTON, CT (WFSB) -

Police in Shelton arrested a man for stealing a gun from a locked vehicle.

They said 22-year-old Jonathan Rodriguez of Derby snatched the handgun from the vehicle in spring of 2014. The vehicle was parked on Canal Street in Shelton.

A complaint was made and investigators found that the gun was sold to a local gun store and the transaction was traced back to Rodriguez.

He was arrested on Aug. 24.

Police said they charged him with theft of a firearm.

He posted a $25,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Derby Superior Court on Sept. 3.

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