Deputies in Columbia Co. searching for stolen AR-15s

Someone broke into patrol vehicles in Columbia County, stealing dangerous firearms from them. Authorities need help in tracking down those guns.

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) is asking the public to help it find two stolen rifles from its patrol cars.

On Aug. 4, a CCSO 2017 Ford Explorer patrol vehicle was burglarized at Windsong Apartment Complex in Lake City. The suspect stole an Anderson AR-15 .223 rifle, a black soft rifle case, about 30 bullets, a green tactical and black tactical vest.

Four days later on Aug. 8, another CCSO 2017 Ford Explorer was b roken into in the area of Country Club Road in Lake City. The suspect stole an Anderson AR-15 .223 rifle, a camouflage woodland backpack, an Italian bayonet, a .4 caliber ammunition and .223 caliber ammunition.

If you have any information regarding these crimes, CCSO asks that you call Detective Samson at 386-758-1373 or dispatch at 386-719-2005.

 

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