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Second arrest made in connection with Railroad Museum theft

OAKFIELD, Maine — A second person has been arrested in connection with the theft of items from the Oakfield Railroad Museum, according to the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office.

On Saturday, deputies arrested Mackenzie London, 28, of Oakfield just days after arresting Jonathan London, 53, also of Oakfield. Both have been charged with burglary and theft by unauthorized taking or transfer.

Jonathan London has been released on a $250 bail and is scheduled to appear in Houlton Unified Court on Nov. 2, 2021. Mackenzie London is being held at the Aroostook County Jail in Houlton and is scheduled to appear before a judge on June 28.

Deputies first arrested Jonathan London after interviewing him in connection with the theft and discovering numerous stolen artifacts and other museum items in plain sight on his property. According to the Sheriff’s Office, many items are still missing.

Anyone with information on the theft is encouraged to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 207-532-3471 or Aroostook County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-638-TIPS (8477). People can also text Crime Stoppers at 538-TIPS (8477).

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