Police: Clark County woman stole dad’s guns to pay for drugs

Christina E. Cornell
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Christina E. Cornell

A Clark County woman has been accused of stealing and selling several of her father’s guns to pay for an alleged drug habit.

Christina E. Cornell, 39, has been charged with nine counts of felony theft and will be arraigned in Clark County Municipal Court today.

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South Vienna Police alleged more than 30 guns were stolen from Cornell’s father between Oct. 10 and Feb. 27, and 10 of them were sold to the Buck Creek Carry Out, according to court records. Surveillance video allegedly shows Cornell selling the guns to the store, police said.

Further investigation revealed some of the guns had been sold to other people and jewelry was also sold to pawn shops, police said.