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Suspects Wanted in Connection with Stolen Guns


The Athens-Clarke County Police Department is investigating the thefts of several guns from an area business. According to a media release from the department, officers responded to a burglary alarm at Athens Gun Club on Mill Center Boulevard around 4:40 Sunday morning. When they arrived, they that found a Jeep had been driven through the front door and was still inside. The 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee was reported stolen the night before.

Police say one male drove the Jeep into the store and four others entered the business and stole multiple firearms. All five suspects left the scene in a newer white Audi with a sunroof. Anyone with information about the burglary to contact Det. Davidson at 706-353-4218, extension 138.  A $1,000 Crime Stoppers Reward is being offered for information leading to arrests in the incident. The Crime Stoppers Tip line is 706-705-4775.