Five arrested in stolen guns case

Five people face charges in Blair County after an investigation into stolen guns.

Michael Trosky, 44, and Paula Cross, 40, both of Gallitzin, along with Altoona residents Michael Burchfield, 45, and Summer L. Heil, 32, and Amanda Steele of Hollidaysburg were arrested Friday night on charges that include conspiracy, dealing in the proceeds of unlawful activities and theft stemming from the alleged trafficking of stolen guns and drug dealing, according to State Attorney General Josh Shapiro.

The investigation that led to the arrests was a collaboration between the state Attorney General’s Office’s Gun Violence Section, Altoona police and the Blair County Drug Task Force and the Blair County District Attorney’s Office.

Mirror Staff Writer Greg Bock is at 946-7458.


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