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Sandpoint woman pleads guilty to firearm theft

A Sandpoint woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing 33 guns from a Ponderay, Idaho, business in December.

Jennifer Stephen Dunnagan, 23, entered her plea in U.S. District Court in Coeur d’Alene, a news release from U.S. Attorney Wendy Olson said.

Dunnagan and her co-defendant Christopher Robin Garlin were accused of burglarizing Pawn Now in Ponderay on Dec. 27, 2011.

Dunnagan faces up to 10 years in prison, a maximum fine of $250,000 and up to three years of supervised release. She is scheduled to be sentenced Oct. 26 before Chief U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill at the federal courthouse in Coeur d’Alene.

A jury trial of Garlin, 18, of Clark Fork, Idaho, is set for Oct. 22.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives, the Ponderay Police Department and the Bonner County Sheriff’s Office.

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