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Eden couple accused of stealing guns, credit cards in Colden

An Eden couple faces burglary and weapons charges after the Erie County Sheriff’s Office said undercover officers twice bought stolen guns from them.

Anthony Haake, 39, and Rebecca Ott, 37, are accused of a burglary in Colden on Sept. 18 when several firearms, credit cards and other items were stolen.

Haake and Ott were arrested Thursday after deputies made two undercover purchases, the sheriff’s office said.

After their arrests, authorities executed a search warrant at their home and found several stolen firearms taken Sept. 18, as well as narcotics, the sheriff’s office said.

Haake was charged with second-degree burglary, third-degree grand larceny, fourth-degree grand larceny of a credit card, fourth-degree grand larceny, fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen firearms, two counts of criminal possession of stolen property, criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal mischief.

The sheriff’s office charged Ott with criminal possession of stolen firearms, two counts of criminal possession of stolen property and criminal possession of a controlled substance.

They were arraigned Thursday.

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