Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Where Criminals get Guns (Hint:No waiting periods or backround checks)...
Assault rifle stolen from Fox Valley Metro Police squad car
Officials seek info in Grand Chute vehicle break-ins
GRAND CHUTE — Two police departments are seeking leads after a semi-automatic rifle and ammunition were stolen from an off-duty police officer's unmarked squad car. Lt. Jerome Martin of the Grand Chute Police Department said the police-issue .223-caliber Heckler & Koch G36K was taken from the car, which was parked in the driveway of a Fox Valley Metro Police Department officer who lives in the town. The weapon and ammunition were taken during break-ins of at least nine vehicles...The police weapon was in an unmarked black nylon case, Martin said. Two 30-round magazines also were taken from the squad car's trunk...The German-made G36K is a shortened version of an assault rifle. It is lightweight, with most parts made of reinforced polymer...
Rifles, Pistols Stolen From Gun Shop
WOODBINE, Md. -- Maryland State Police said more than a dozen rifles and pistols were stolen during a burglary at a Woodbine gun shop.
Troopers said the burglary happened late Tuesday or early Wednesday at JC Arms in the 7700 block of Woodbine Road. At least eight AR-15 rifles, two submachine guns and three .22 caliber semiautomatic pistols were stolen, as well as dozens of boxes of ammunition, plus scores and other firearms accessories...