Teen who broke into home and stole AK-47 sentenced

NORWICH – One of the young men involved in the City of Norwich home burglary – where an AK-47 rifle, ammunition and pills were stolen – pleaded guilty to attempted burglary and received a split sentence in Chenango County Court.



Fall of last year, two teens, then homeless 19-year-old Jared S. Quackenbush and a 17-year-old of Norwich were arrested for allegedly breaking into a City of Norwich residence and stealing belongings from the two residents who lived there.

Quackenbush was arrested on Nov. 18, 2014 following an investigation into the burglary and was remanded to the Chenango County Correctional Facility on $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond.

On Dec. 17, 2014, Quackenbush was indicted for burglary in the second degree, a class C felony, and petit larceny, a class A misdemeanor.

It was alleged on a day in the month of September of 2014 at a City of Norwich residence, Quackenbush – while acting in concert with another – did knowingly and unlawfully enter and remain in the dwelling of two City of Norwich residents with the intent to commit larceny.


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