ENGLEWOOD — Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives and Warrant Task Force members arrested two fugitives wanted in connection with the theft of nine weapons, cash and coins from an Englewood area home on Jan. 26. Detectives on Thursday located Adam Joseph Fulp, 28, of the 8200 Osprey Road, Englewood, at a Pine Street address in Englewood. Fulp is charged with grand theft, dealing in stolen property and giving false information to a second-hand dealer. He was additionally charged in connection with an Oct. 17, 2012, burglary and theft of $8,500 in household items and a 1999 Ford Expedition stolen from a home in the 1400 block of Banos Avenue in South Gulf Cove. In this case, Fulp was charged with burglary, grand theft and grand theft motor vehicle. Christopher Douglas Huntoon, 36, of Gulf Cove, was arrested in Bradenton on Thursday evening after CCSO Warrant Task Force detectives learned where he was and made the arrest along with U.S. Marshals from Tampa. Huntoon remains in the Manatee County Jail on charges of grand theft (weapons), tampering with evidence and possession of firearms by a convicted felon.
CCSO detectives arrested five others involved in the Englewood case, where the nine weapons, more than $50,000 in cash, and over 100 silver collectors coins were stolen from a safe in the 8400 block of Truman Street. The CCSO Dive Team located six of the stolen weapons in an Englewood canal. Another weapon was seized when Sarasota County Sheriff’s detectives bought the weapon from Patricia Joyce Snyder, 47, and her daughter, Jennifer Elizabeth Snyder, 26, both of the 700 block of S. Broadway Avenue, Englewood (Sarasota County). The other three involved and arrested were Todd Michael Matsinger, 39, of the 2100 block of McCall Road, Englewood; Ross William Houle, 22, of Oakland Hills Court, Rotonda West; and William Brandon Shaffer, 32, of the 7200 block of Batavia Street, Englewood East.
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