Eight Indicted in Gun Theft

A Palmer grand jury has indicted  nine people  in relation to the theft of 38 handguns from a Wasilla store.  Alaska State Trooper spokeswoman Beth Ipsen, says the nine, ranging in age from 30 years to a juvenile of 16,  have a collective total of 72 felony charges against them.

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