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2 sentenced to 7 years for gun store burglary in West Middlesex

| Monday, Nov. 5, 2007

Two Mercer County men were sentenced in federal court to seven years in prison for their role in a burglary at a West Middlesex gun store.

Robert Crawford, 24, and Joey Bedenbaugh, 27, both of Sharon, were among at least four men who participated in the Sept. 14, 2004, break-in at Shooters' Supplies, prosecutors said. The men smashed the front window and stole six pistols and five rifles.

Crawford and Bedenbaugh each were convicted of conspiracy and firearms violations because both are convicted felons who are not permitted to have firearms. Two other men, Randy Moore, 29, and Anthony Edwards, 24, both of Sharon, are awaiting sentencing.

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