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UPDATE: New Charges for Suspect in Stolen Guns Case

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

UPDATE: 7/1 at 4:01 p.m.

A man accused of possessing a gun stolen from a Wausau gun shop last September, is facing new charges after violating a condition of his bond.

Online court records show Landorous Kirkwood, 21, was charged with theft, possession of THC, and carrying a concealed weapon after an incident on Highway 29 on June 20.

He was released on bond on June 24, but was arrested for possession of THC just four days later.

He's now charged with a second count possession of THC along with a bail jumping charge.

Kirkwood was formally charged in the second case on July 1. He was released on a $2,500 signature bond after posting the first $250 in cash.

Kirkwood will return to court July 15.

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ORIGINAL STORY: 6/27 at 11:33 a.m.

The Wisconsin State Patrol says a gun stolen from Condition One LLC in September of 2012 has been recovered. The gun was the last of four remaining stolen guns to be recovered.

According court documents, on June 20 , a State Patrol officer saw a man walking along Highway 29 east of Highway X in Weston. The officer approached the man do to a welfare check. The man then threw the backpack he was wearing into the ditch.

The man denied throwing the backpack and told the officer he was attempting to find help for his brother and sister-in-law as their vehicle had broken down east of his location. The officer called for back up and obtained the man's ID card.

The man was identified as Landorous Kirkwood, 21. A records search showed he had two drug-related warrants from the Green Bay Police Department.

A second officer arrived and discovered two loaded guns and several hundred dollars worth of marijuana in the backpack. One of the gun's serial numbers came back as one of the stolen guns from Condition One.

Kirkwood was arrested and charged with theft, possession of THC, and carrying a concealed weapon.

He is not in the Marathon County Jail at this time. His next court appearance is scheduled for July 22.


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