Man Accused of Stealing from Moosup House Twice in a Month

Plainfield police have arrested a man who is accused of breaking into a Moosup home twice in January and stealing guns, jewelry and a safe.

Police said 30-year-old Kenneth Bingell, of North Grosvenordale, broke into a Moosup home on Jan. 17 with two other people and stole two firearms and jewelry.

Bingell and two other people then forced their way went into the same house again on Jan. 24 and stole a safe that held another firearm, jewelry and silver coins, according to police.

Bingell was arraigned on Tuesday and has been charged with three counts of theft of a firearm, burglary in the third degree, three counts of criminal possession of a pistol or revolver, larceny in the third degree and larceny in the fourth degree.

Detectives from the Plainfield Police Department work with Norwich Police Department detectives and recovered two firearms, police said.

Authorities said the case remains under investigation and more arrests are pending.

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