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Handguns Taken In Robbery
Tuesday Feb 14, 2017 8:19am
LaGrange, IN

By: Tim Murray

(SHIPSHEWANA) – Burglars took several handguns early Friday morning from Dutchman Hunting Supplies just west of Shipshewana.

LaGrange County Sheriff Jeff Campos wouldn’t reveal the exact number of handguns stolen but the business owner says the value was around $8,000.

Campos says it wasn’t your typical firearm theft in LaGrange County. ...... {LISTEN}.

A burglar alarm alerted police who arrived within ten minutes to find a window to the store broken out.

It’s just the latest in a string of burglaries in the Shipshewana area that began in December according to Lt. Detective Don Faust. Other burglaries in the immediate vicinity include The Landing convenience store and the Parkview EMS quarters on U.S. 20. Faust says they’re trying to determine if they’re all related.

The Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms is following up leads and providing local investigators technical assistance.

They’re also offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case. Tips can be called in to the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department or Crimestoppers.

Meanwhile, Sheriff Campos is urging residents to be aware of anything that seems out of the ordinary. ...... {LISTEN}.

The Crimestoppers number is 800-342-STOP.

LaGrange Co. Sheriff Jeff Campos (center) speaks during a Monday press conference (photo courtesy of Tim Murray/Swick Broadcasting)
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