Reward offered in Gee Street Pawn Shop burglary
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Federal authorities and a national organization, as well as Crimestoppers of Jonesboro, are offering rewards in connection with the theft of multiple firearms at a Jonesboro pawn shop.
The New Orleans office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives is offering a reward up to $2,500. The National Shooting Sports Foundation says it will match that reward, for a total of $5,000.
Crimestoppers of Jonesboro is also offering a cash reward.
A Facebook video posted by Jonesboro police shows the alleged suspects.
Police responded to the Gee Street Pawn Shop, 1101 S Gee St., around 3:40 a.m. Monday, May 4, and noticed the business broken into.
Surveillance video showed the three suspects entered the store by pushing out a window air conditioning unit. Once inside the store, they stole multiple firearms.
Police recovered some of the guns at the scene, but 11 handguns are still unaccounted for in the business inventory.
Anyone with information regarding the burglary can call Crimestoppers at 935-STOP (7867).
You can also contact ATF-TIPS at 1-888-283-8477 or call 501-324-6181.
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