Trio charged with stealing guns in Florence County

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FLORENCE (WBTW) – Three men are facing charges after investigators say they broke into a home and stole guns.

Deputies in Florence County say it happened at a home on Sandy Lane Drive in Johnsonville around April 16.

Three men are charged according to a news release from the Sheriff’s office:

  • George Martin Owens, III, 27, is charged with one count of Burglary, First Degree.
  • Ethan Shane Ard, 20, is charged with one county of Burglary, First Degree.
  • Dustin Tyler Shipley, 22, is charged with one count of Burglary, First Degree.

Investigators say seven guns were stolen from the home.

Ard is also charged with two counts of breaking into motor vehicles.

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