Woonsocket men arrested in Mitchell for firearm thefts

Two Woonsocket natives were arrested recently in connection with a string of burglaries in Mitchell.
Ben Amadon, 22, of Mitchell and formerly of Woonsocket, was arrested last Wednesday for possession of stolen property, possession of a stolen firearm and possession of a firearm by a person with a prior drug felony. Amadon was reportedly in possession of a .357 caliber handgun that was believed to have been stolen from a Mitchell vehicle.
Upon a search of Amadon’s home, police found trace amounts of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and over 3 ounces of marijuana. He was charged with possession of a controlled substance.
Josh Weber, 22, of Woonsocket, was also arrested in connection with these firearms thefts, last Wednesday in Woonsocket. Weber was also in possession of a .357 handgun allegedly taken from a Mitchell vehicle. He was charged with possession of stolen property and possession of a firearm by a person with a prior drug felony.
Seven total firearms were apparently stolen from Nov. 4-14 in Davison County. Andrew Kiner, 18, of Mitchell, was arrested for burglary, stealing a 2012 Ford F150, and stealing two 12-gauge shotguns, a .410 shotgun, money and other items. A fourth suspect, Juanita Rose McKeen, 24, of Mitchell, was also arrested and charged with stealing a .40 caliber handgun from a Mitchell motel room.

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