2 charged with stealing vehicle parts

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by Your Alaska Link News Team

Two people suspected of attempted theft in Wasilla were held at gunpoint by the property owner until Alaska State Troopers arrived.

Troopers say 18-year-old Colton Renfro of Wasilla was arrested Wednesday night with a 20-year-old woman.

Troopers say the Museum Drive homeowner discovered the suspects attempting to steal parts from vehicles stored on the property.

Renfro is charged with theft, criminal trespass, driving with a suspended license and weapons misconduct. Troopers say he was carrying brass knuckles.

He's also charged with violating conditions of release from a previous criminal charge.

Renfro was held without bail at Mat Su Pretrial Facility.

The woman is charged with criminal trespass and theft and is free on $250 bail.