Three young men were caught transferring stolen guns from one car to another, in a parking lot of a Walmart store in Eugene, Oregon.
From an article:
Scott Allen Steinbach, 22, Chet Evan Raymond, 21, and Tyler Buck Gorham, 19, were arrested in the Walmart parking lot at 4550 W. 11th Ave. about 12:30 a.m. Sunday, according to the Eugene Police Department.
The three are accused of stealing firearms from a residence on Century Drive in the Bethel area, police said.
Eugene police officers responded to a report of three males transferring firearms from one vehicle to a second vehicle near the Space Age gas station at 4419 Commerce St., in front of the Walmart store, about 11:30 a.m. Saturday.
Witnesses reported the three people leaving in a dark-colored Cadillac, police said. Officers kept an eye on a vehicle left behind by one of the people.
About 4:30 p.m. Saturday, the Century Drive residents reported a burglary with firearms being stolen. Witnesses of the burglary supplied descriptions of the thieves and a suspect vehicle. Police were able to link the suspects and vehicle to the earlier reported weapons transfer.
Officers took the suspects into custody without incident .
Officers recovered the stolen property from the burglary, including several firearms, police said. At least one of the suspects was armed with a handgun when the officers made the arrest, police said.
All three were charged with first-degree burglary, first-degree theft and other assorted charges and lodged in the Lane County Jail.
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