VERMILION, Ohio - Vermilion police have arrested a man they said sold stolen weapons to help pay his college tuition.
According to the Vermilion police report, a burglary report was filed Friday from a home on Guilford Road involving stolen weapons.
Phillip A. Smith was arrested at his home on Hazelwood Avenue and has been charged with burglary, possession of criminal tools and two counts of theft.
This came after Smith's grandfather's neighbor said he purchased the two stolen weapons from Smith for $235, the police report said.
Smith claimed he used the money to pay his college tuition.
Smith is currently being held at the Lorain County Jail in lieu of a $100,000 bond.
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