Man Charged In Theft Of Four-Wheeler, Long Guns

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WESTFIELD – A 20-year-old Westfield man has been charged in connection with the May theft of a four-wheeler and several long guns in Chautauqua County.

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office alleges Cortland Hepfner attempted to sell several long guns matching some stolen from a Bliss Road address.

Deputies report that Hepfner turned over two of the guns allegedly stolen.

In addition to the alleged theft, Hepfner is also accused of stealing a 2004 Polaris 400 Sportsman from the same property.

Hepfner, deputies say, turned himself in on Tuesday. He is charged with second-degree burglary, fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and fourth-degree larceny.

The four-wheeler, deputies say, was also located and turned back over to the owner.


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