Portage Co. Crime Stoppers: Gun and ammunition theft

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TOWN OF BELMONT (WAOW)–  Portage County Crime Stoppers is searching for the thieves who stole guns and ammunition.

“They pried open a cabin door on 5th Avenue in the Town of Belmont and stole a 6-gun safe,”  Portage County Sheriff Mike Lukas said.

Investigators believe at least two people were involved because of the weight of the safe.

They say it contained the following:

  • Antique breach loading 12 gauge shotgun
  • Remington .308 rifle
  • Air rifle and bb gun
  • 5 Browning Strikeforce trail cameras
  • Thousands of rounds of .22 ammunition and 12 gauge shotgun shells

The thieves also stole $500 in cash and tools.

If you have any information on this crime contact Portage County Crime Stoppers at 1-888-346-6600.

You can remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward.



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