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Second Suspect Arrested In PARI Theft

Updated: Friday, January 11 2013, 05:16 PM EST

Police have arrested a second suspect in the Christmas eve break-in at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute near Rosman.

Officers arrested Robin Morris Baldwin Thursday night in Hendersonville. Brian Koontz was arrested a couples days after the robbery.

Both face charges of breaking and entering and larceny Investigators say the men stole meteorites as well as sceintific instruments and equipment.

Researches at PARI say most of the meteorites taken have been recovered. The facility is now in the process of reviewing ways to beef up security at the site.

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