Bangor, Maine Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing A Firearm

By Tiffany Williams –

Jonathan Birtz, 39, of Bangor, Maine pleaded guilty Thursday at the U.S. District Court in Bangor to theft of a firearm from a licensed firearms dealer.

In July 2021, Birtz stole a .380 caliber pistol from Main Street Pawn in Lincoln. 

Security footage showed Birtz reaching over the counter to take the pistol and then concealing it in a folded blanket he was carrying.

Birtz faces up to 10 years in prison followed by up to three years of supervised release.

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