Guns stolen from Hammond Police vehicle found; thief still at large
POSTED: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 4:00pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 4:04pm
HAMMOND, LA — Two guns were stolen from the Hammond Police Department during an apparent burglary.
The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that the burglary happened on Friday, August 16 at roughly 6:30 a.m.
Officials say someone broke into a police unit that was located on Hwy. 1054 in Kentwood.
The burglar took two department issued weapons from the vehicle. They included a black Glock model 22 with the HPD Badge etched into the top of the slide and a Remington 870 Police Magnum all black pump shotgun with a 14” barrel.
The weapons have been recovered as of August 20; however, an arrest has not been made.
Investigators are still processing the evidence collected at the scene and have no details to release regarding a possible suspect.
Anyone having information regarding this burglary is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (800) 554-5245 immediately.