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Home search leads to recovery of stolen property

— A search of a home in the Lake Placid area on Thursday led to the recovery of 90 items of stolen property, including a firearm, Highlands County Sheriff Susan Benton said Friday.

Investigators searched a residence at 112 E. Canal Way NE, after receiving information that items stolen during burglaries of Mid-State Fire and Mag Mimi warehouses were stored there, she said in a news release.

They found a firearm besides numerous other items, she said.

Benton said detectives have made no arrests and are trying to identify the owners of the stolen property.

Anyone with information should contact the Highlands County Criminal Investigations Unit at (863) 402-7250.