ST. LOUIS ( -- A U.S. district judge sentenced Joshua John Pollard to 18 months in prison Wednesday for having stolen firearms in his possession.

Pollard, 20, was ordered to pay $5,643.65 in restitution to the St. Louis County Police Department.

Pollard was charged for two counts of firearm theft from police cars and one count of firearm theft from a civilian car.

According to court documents, on January 12, 2018, Pollard broke the windows of a St. Louis County Police vehicle and stole a Colt AR-15, fully loaded with a 20-round magazine and a Remington 870 pump action shotgun loaded with four rounds.

On July 31, News 4 reported that Pollard pleaded guilty to three counts of possessing stolen firearms.

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