JAY — A Jay man has been charged with stealing an arsenal of 22 guns as well as a bottle of rum and a laptop computer from another home in town.

Police say 33-year-old Roger Briscoe was arrested within 12 hours of the theft on Friday, in which a chainsaw and a bucket of change were also stolen.

He was charged with felony theft by unauthorized taking or transfer and burglary, and violation of condition of release. He was ordered held on $5,000 cash bail.

The Sun Journal reports that weapons stolen included semi-automatic assault rifles, rifles, handguns and shotguns.

All of the stolen items were recovered.

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