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Arrest in High Price Heist Case

KSAL Staff - January 19, 2016 12:08 pm

A Salina man has been arrested in connection with a recent high priced heist that included stolen jewelry and guns.

Police say that 37-year-old John Bennett Jr. was arrested Sunday.

Bennett is accused of stealing jewelry including two Rolex watches, a Remington shotgun and a semi automatic rifle. The items were stolen from a duplex in the 500 block of Claflin. Bennett lives in one half of the duplex.

Bennett could face charges that include burglary, theft, and criminal possession of a firearm.

Police say that a portion of the stolen items have been recovered.

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