A power outage in Havre de Grace may have played a role in the theft of 20 handguns and an undisclosed amount of jewelry from a city pawnshop last week.
On the morning of September 3, Havre de Grace police received a report regarding a breaking and entering at The Bank Gun and Pawn located in the 300 block of St. John Street.
The suspects, once inside, damaged several glass cases and removed 20 handguns and some jewelry.
Havre de Grace police believe the breaking and entering took place in the early morning hours of September 3 and they continue to look into whether the power outages played any part in the crime.
Aberdeen Police Crime scene technician processed the crime scene, the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms has been notified of the incident, and all the handguns have been entered into National Crime Information Center by serial number to assist if the guns are located and checked by law enforcement anywhere in the country.
But were the bars on the windows tastfully stylish?
oh! my! (hee, hee, RitchieC, good one!) All of the town of HdG had a power failure earlier on the evening of 2 September, as well as the outage reported above. I’ve seen no news on what caused either outage though.
Seriously, this robbery is not a good thing at all.
Wonder if they will try to pawn the guns at the new pawn shop when it opens up. Sounds like an inside job if you ask me. The power was only out for about an hour and it was broad day light. Prehaps they should lose their federal fire arms liscense….You are supposed to keep the guns very secure if Im not mistaken.
What happened to the 2000 pound safes, the back up power for alarms, and capitolizing that quickly on 20 handguns?
No automatic generator?
NO NEW PAWN SHOPS !!!!!
Go Dagger !
If you had any idea what you were talking about it would be a good thing – but until you know all the facts you should keep your opinion to yourself.
Sorry for the loss. I could list these for you free of charge at pawnalert.com. Just e-mail me and I will post these for you. We’ve had a lot of luck recovering guns. Thanks Carl
What do you need to list them on pawn alert – please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will send you whatever you need.