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Suspect charged in theft of firearms at West Chester Cabela's

Ricky Barrett Jr. (Photo: West Chester Police Department) Ricky Barrett Jr. (Photo: West Chester Police Department)
The suspect walked out of the store each time with a firearm, police said. (Provided by West Chester police) The suspect walked out of the store each time with a firearm, police said. (Provided by West Chester police)
Police have arrested the suspect involved in a series of gun thefts from a West Chester Cabela's in December of last year. (Provided by West Chester police) Police have arrested the suspect involved in a series of gun thefts from a West Chester Cabela's in December of last year. (Provided by West Chester police)
WEST CHESTER, OH (FOX19) -

Police have arrested the suspect involved in a series of gun thefts from a West Chester Cabela's in December of last year. 

Ricky W. Barrett, 39, of Florence, Ky, is accused of walking out of the newly-opened business off Liberty Way and Interstate 75 with one firearm on three consecutive days Dec. 28, 29 and 30, police said in a statement. 

Barrett faces two counts of theft.  The West Chester Police Department said because the theft of firearms occurred at a location that is federally licensed firearms dealer, the theft charges are felonies of the first degree. 

He's being held at the Warren County Jail on unrelated charges.

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