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February 5, 2014

Neshannock man accused of taking father's gun

NEW CASTLE — A Neshannock Township man was jailed after he allegedly took a gun from his father to pay a debt.

Brandon J. Fanno, 21, of 105 Kenneth Ave. is charged with theft and receiving stolen property. He was arraigned before District Judge Scott McGrath and jailed after failing to post a $2,500 bond.

Neshannock Township police were called to a Kenneth Avenue house about 2:20 p.m. Monday to investigate the reported theft of a firearm.

Police said they learned Fanno allegedly had taken the gun and given it to a friend as payment of a monetary debt.

Officers said they were unsuccessful in attempts to locate the gun

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