Michael D. Hanson, Shelby County Jail

2 indicted in connection to ’16 burglaries at gun shops

Two men have been indicted in connection to gun shop break-ins last year. 

Michael D. Hanson, 20, of Trotwood, and Brandon D'Michael Warden, 20, of Dayton, were both indicted by a Montgomery County grand jury for burglary at a Beavercreek gun shop, and an attempted break-in into a location in Vandalia. 

Hanson, who is being held in Shelby County Jail on federal drug charges for a carfentanil bust, has been indicted for engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity; grand theft (firearm); breaking and entering; attempted burglary; two counts attempt to commit grand theft (firearm); attempt to commit breaking and entering; and receiving stolen property (firearm).

Warden is indicted for grand theft (firearm); breaking and entering; and receiving stolen property. He's not in custody and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.

Brandon D. Warden, Contributed photo, Montgomery County Prosecutor's Office.

Both men have arraignment hearings set for Sept. 5.   

The duo reportedly attempted to break into Vandalia Tactical, 312 N. Dixie Drive, Vandalia, June 3, 2016.

The duo was reportedly successful in breaking into Dayton Armory, 3319 Seajay Drive, Beavercreek, June 5, 2016.