Stolen Shotgun Charges 21 Sep 11

A 21-year-old Cokato man faces the possibility of spending 20 years in prison for allegedly stealing a shotgun from a rural Lafayette farm. Aaron Michael Josephson has been charged with felony burglary, theft of a firearm and theft for the crime. He reportedly was working for the farmer at the time of the break-in, and allegedly admitted to police that he entered the home and took and shotgun and change jar because he was owed back-pay. He told authorities he planned on returning the items after he was paid. He was arrested after threatening another person with the firearm.