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Suspects steal nearly 30 guns for drugs from Franklin County home

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(KMOV) – Three suspects are in custody after they allegedly stole nearly 30 guns from a home near Sullivan, Mo. earlier this month.

According to deputies, the suspects stole mostly assault rifles along with a few handguns to be traded for methamphetamines.

Authorities say they developed leads on the suspects and later arrested two of them in Crawford County. The third suspect was arrested in New Haven.

Deputies say officers recovered 22 of the stolen weapons as well as six other guns taken from other parts of Franklin County.

The suspects have not yet been identified.

The investigation continues.

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