JACKSON CENTER —
Enoch Matthew Blackburn, 40, Grove City, was an employee of Altra Firearms and is believed to have committed multiple thefts and embezzlements from the business spanning 18 months, according to police.
Police said a search warrant was executed on Blackburn’s residence on Dec. 11. Approximately 70 firearms in total were seized as well as other stolen items consistent with items stolen from Altra Firearms, police said.
According to police, a Springfield M-14 rifle was seized from Blackburn’s residence and the serial number had been removed.
Blackburn was arraigned and placed in the Mercer County Jail on $150,000 bond, according to police.