Burglars Take 10 Firearms in Fruita Gun Heist
Criminals who may have been looking to stock up on guns and ammunition found just what they wanted when they burglarized a home in Fruita.
The Fruita Police Department is attempting to locate the people involved in a heist that happened on Thursday, September 13, between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. at a home in the 300 block of North Coulson Street.
The burglars took two Remington Arms rifles, a Winchester rifle with a gold plated trigger, a Stevens Arms rifle, a Savage Arms rifle, a Beretta pistol and four Ruger pistols.
The thieves also stole several boxes of ammunition. The value of the firearms and ammunition stolen is estimated to be over $5,600.
If you know the identity or location of those involved in this theft or think you may have seen any of the stolen guns, call Crime Stoppers at 970-241-7867 or make a report online at the Crime Stoppers of Mesa County website.
All reports to Crime Stoppers are completely anonymous. If the information given leads to an arrest, the person providing the information is eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.