A Brunswick man wanted in a number of midcoast communities on burglary and theft charges has been indicted for allegedly stealing a semi-automatic pistol and $15,000 to $20,000 of jewelry from a Brunswick home.

Tyler Bryant, 24, was indicted by a Cumberland County grand jury on a Class B count of theft of a firearm and Class C theft.

Bryant, who Brunswick police believe has fled the state, allegedly stole a Springfield .40 caliber semiautomatic pistol, with two fully-loaded magazines, and a number of pieces of jewelry from a Brunswick home while at a party in December 2013.

Some of the jewelry had been purchased by a U.S. military service member for his wife while he was serving in Afghanistan, Brunswick Police Detective Rich Cutliffe said.

During the investigation, police obtained information they said led them to believe that some of the jewelry had been sold to area jewelry stores, but police were unable to recover any of the pieces and were told much of it had been melted.

Detectives believe that

Bryant and another person may have sold the gun to purchase drugs.

Bryant was allegedly working with Paul Fuller, who was arrested in Travis County, Texas, in December on warrants charging burglary and theft, also in Brunswick, police said.

Bryant is also a suspect in several other Brunswick burglaries, and is wanted on warrants from Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough police and the Cumberland County Sheriff ’s Office, according to Brunswick police.

Police ask anyone with information about Bryant’s whereabouts to call them at 725-5521 or email [email protected]

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