Brothers accused of possessing stolen firearms and others indicted

NORWICH – Two brothers accused of possessing stolen firearms, Oxford man accused of trying to fill a forged Oxycodone prescription and others were indicted on Jan. 21 by a grand jury.

• Thomas L. Ackermann, 25, South Otselic, was indicted on two counts of criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree, a class E felony.



It is alleged on or about Nov. 25, 2014 at a Town of Otselic residence, Ackermann –while acting in concert with another– did knowingly possess three stolen weapons, consisting of a Ruger 308 M77 Winchester rifle, a Ruger 77/50 muzzle-loader and a Remington 870 shotgun, to benefit himself or another person other than the owner. The guns had an approximate value of $1,960 and belonged to a Town of Otselic resident.

In an unrelated, separate case, Ackermann was also indicted on criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree, a class E felony, and two counts of criminal possession of stolen property in the fifth degree, a class A misdemeanor.

It is alleged on or about Dec. 9, 2014 at approximately 2 p.m. at a Mitchell Street residence in the City of Norwich, Ackermann did knowingly possess stolen property, consisting of a XPS-M14 Dell laptop computer and a XJ-A140V Casio projector belonging to one Norwich resident; two DVD players, $40 in loose change and a wallet belonging to another Norwich resident; and an Apple iPod belonging to yet another Norwich resident, to benefit himself or another person other than the owners.


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