POLKTON — Officers responded to a residence on Randall Rd. following a report of probably 65 stolen firearms from a residence on Sunday, October 1, presumably by a member of the family who’s a convicted felon and intercourse offender.
The proprietor of the firearms, not too long ago deceased based on a police report, had been a firearm fanatic with a powerful assortment, totaling 65 firearms, between three safes.
The proprietor’s grandson, a convicted felon, is alleged to be the only real particular person with data of the mixtures for the safes the place the firearms had been saved. Neighbors report seeing the grandson often coming into and exiting his deceased grandfather’s residence, on the evening earlier than the firearms had been found to be stolen.
Witnesses reported to police that the grandson had been residing on a mattress in a house subsequent door to his deceased grandfather’s residence, the place the third protected of secured firearms is positioned.
Paramedics, who had beforehand been on the residence to help the grandfather when he handed, reported the presence of AR-15’s and different firearms close to the deceased based on a story established in a police report. The deceased’ widow confirmed that it was the follow of her husband to have a number of seen AR-15’s, and different numerous firearms, obtainable to him shut by. Officers discovered all of those weapons to be lacking as properly.
Officers are persevering with to analyze this incident, and the grandson suspect is needed for questioning within the attainable function he might have performed within the lacking firearms. The case stays energetic.
Attain Lauren Monica at (704) 994-5471 or [email protected]