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      Three teens arrested after investigation into stolen rifle

      Darren Love

      Three teens are under arrest after an investigation into a stolen assault rifle.

      A rifle was reported stolen in the Town of Granby on Tuesday to State Police in Fulton. Troopers started an investigation and arrested 20 year old Emmanuel M. Granger of Fulton, 18 year old Darren M. Love of Phoenix and a 14 year old juvenile.

      Investigators found Granger had stolen the weapon, a Hi-Point 9mm Carbine, along with 9mm ammunition from a home in the Town of Granby. Granger passed the firearm to Love, who then sold the it to the 14 year old for cash. Investigators say Love split the cash with Granger.

      According to investigators, the weapon and ammunition were found at the home of the 14 year old. Three other young children also lived there.

      Granger is charged with grand larceny, criminal possession of a weapon, criminal sale of a firearm and making a false statement. He was arraigned in the Town of Granby Court and was remanded to the Oswego County Jail on $10,000 cash/$20,000 bond. Granger will return to the Town of Granby Court on June 3.

      Love is charged with the criminal sale of a firearm to a minor, criminal possession of a weapon and endangering the welfare of a child. He was arraigned in the Town of Granby Court and was remanded to the Oswego County Jail on a $2,500 cash/$5,000 bond. Love will return to the Town of Schroeppel Court on May 15.

      The 14 year old is charged with criminal possession of a weapon. He was turned over to his parents and his charges will be handled in the Oswego County Family Court.