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Sentence in theft of antique paintball guns

Robert Barnhart

Rochester man gets probation.

Posted: Jan. 23, 2018 10:03 AM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A man gets probation for stealing some antique paintball guns.

37-year-old Robert John Barnhart of Rochester pleaded guilty to one count of theft. Authorities say he stole 26 antique paintball guns worth about $500 each from an Oronoco residence on October 22, 2017. He was caught after a search involving the Rochester police drone and a State Patrol helicopter.

Barnhart has been sentenced to five years of supervised probation and 100 hours of community work service.

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