A Haines man already in jail was charged with felony burglary and theft on Friday after a state trooper and wildlife trooper investigation.
23-year-old Dalton Huston is charged with one count of burglary and two counts of theft from a Southeast Road Builders facility near 5 mile of the Haines Highway in June 2014. The charges are Class C felonies.
According to the criminal complaint filed by State Trooper Andrew Neason, three paintball guns, two cases of 12-gauge shotgun ammunition and a 12-volt battery charger were reported missing on June 24. The estimated value was more than $1,300.
In September, when he was in custody for possession of a stolen ATV, Huston admitted to being present when another person took the paintball guns and fireworks from Southeast Road Builders. He also admitted he possessed the paintball guns until they were stolen by another person as collateral for a debt. The paintball guns were recovered from that person this month.
Huston is currently being held at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center in Juneau on other charges.
A Juneau grand jury indicted Huston in December 2014 for first-degree burglary with intent to steal property when he broke into a Haines home. That is a Class B felony offense.
According to online court records, Huston is also facing misdemeanor charges for shooting a brown bear and two cubs in August and misdemeanor vehicle theft and trespassing charges from October for stealing an ATV.
His arraignment for the most recent charges is scheduled for January 22 in Haines.