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Baxter County man arrested for stealing a gun from a relative

James Charles Lutz (Source: Baxter Co. Sheriff's Office) James Charles Lutz (Source: Baxter Co. Sheriff's Office)
BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

A Baxter County man was arrested for the theft of a firearm Wednesday.

According to a news release, Baxter County Sheriff's Investigators arrested James Charles Lutz, 34, of Midway after a Rossi .357 magnum revolver that was reported missing shortly after Lutz visited a relative's home.

Lutz admitted to investigators that he had taken the gun from the home.

Sheriff's deputies found the loaded weapon inside Lutz's car.

He is being charged with a felony for theft of property.

Lutz is being held in the Baxter County Detention Center on a $10,000 bond.

He will appear in Baxter County Circuit Court on May 28.

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