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Gun thieves get jail time, restitution

Anthony Minneker Anthony Minneker
Richard Tallent Jr. Richard Tallent Jr.

Eau Claire (WQOW) - Two men are going to jail for two separate thefts of large gun collections in western Wisconsin.

Anthony Minneker and another man were convicted of stealing 65 guns from the home of an elderly Mondovi man. Minneker, of Osseo, was sentenced Friday to six months in jail and must pay restitution.

In Polk County, Richard Tallent Jr. and another man were convicted of stealing a safe containing more than 100 guns from a Clear Lake home. Tallent was sentenced Friday to a year in jail and must help pay $38,000 in restitution.

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