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Six Corry-area residents face multiple felonies after Corry City Police investigated a burglary reported Thursday morning, which led to the execution of a search warrant at a city residence Saturday morning as part of the burglary probe.  

The six people charged in connection to the burglary are Evan J. Bayer, 38; Tanner L. Bayer, 19; Aaron J. Wingard, 24; Stephanie E. Lindstrom, 26; Emily E. Schultz, 20; and Brooke L. Bugbee, 21, the city of Corry Police Department reported this morning.  

All of the accused reside in Corry with the exception of Schultz who lives nearby in Wayne Township. 

Corry City Police were called to an apartment in the 500 block of Wayne Street at 5:43 a.m. Thursday after the victim reported four firearms, prescription drugs and jewelry were taken from his residence. 

City police officers, along with troopers from Pennsylvania State Police at Corry, executed a search warrant at 217 Fairview St., Corry, at about 8 a.m. Saturday in relation to information received about the burglary. 

Police arrested Evan and Tanner Bayer, who are father and son, as well as Wingard and Lindstrom at the Fairview Street residence on alleged charges stemming from the Wayne Street burglary. 

Tanner Bayer was found to be in possession of suspected methamphetamine when he was taken into custody by police. 

While police were serving the search warrant, three of the four firearms reported stolen were found in the residence. Police also discovered other alleged stolen property, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. 

The four suspects arrested at the Fairview Street residence were charged and placed in Erie County Prison by District Judge Denise Buell. 

Schultz and Bugbee were taken into police custody early this morning and were charged for their alleged involvement in the incident. Both were arraigned by Buell and remanded to prison. 

Police said Bugbee was also found to be in possession of suspected methamphetamine at the time of her arrest. 

The six suspects have been charged with a first-degree felony count of burglary as well as theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and criminal trespass-breaking into structure, all second-degree felonies. 

Evan Bayer, Wingard and Schultz are in Erie County Prison on $35,000 bond apiece. Tanner Bayer remains in Erie County Prison in lieu of $25,000 bond, while Lindstrom and Bugbee are in prison on $20,000 bond. 

Both Bayers, Wingard, Lindstrom, Schultz and Bugbee are scheduled to appear before Buell for their preliminary hearings at 8:30 a.m. April 26. 

Additional information regarding the burglary and investigation was not available as of press time. 




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