Police investigated a report of a theft of a gun from a residence on Peck Lane July 23 at 4:55 p.m.
Investigation revealed that a resident at the same address took the firearm from the place where the owner kept it and took it for himself.
According to the report, Kenneth Hart, 29, of 470 Peck Lane, initially tried to blame the theft on a burglar, but then admitted that he took the gun.
Hart was taken into custody and charged with theft of a firearm and interfering with police.
He was held on $50,000 bond for court July 24.