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Two men facing 16 felony charges for burglary, illegal firearm possession

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30-year-old Jonathan McEwen of Vernon (Left). 27-year-old Adam Miller of Rockville (Right). Photo: Connecticut State Police

STAFFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A Vernon man and a Rockville man are each facing 16 felony charges for stealing several firearms from a Stafford pawn shop.

State Police say on September 15, 30-year-old Jonathan McEwen of Vernon, along with 27-year-old Adam Miller of Rockville and two other suspects, allegedly stole seven firearms from Simon Says Pawn Shop on West Stafford Road.

McEwen was arrested Wednesday and was charged with burglary, criminal mischief, seven counts of stealing firearms and seven counts of criminal possession of firearms.

Miller was arrested Thursday and received the same 16 firearm and burglary charges.

McEwen is scheduled to appear in court on December 2. Miller appeared in court Thursday.

Troopers say the two other suspects were also arrested and federally charged with various weapons charges related to this case.

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