17 rifles stolen from Bass Pro Shops in Macon - Houston weather, traffic, news | FOX 26 | MyFoxHouston

17 rifles stolen from Bass Pro Shops in Macon

MACON, Ga. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the thefts of 17 rifles from a Bass Pro Shop in Macon.

Bibb County sheriff's officials say four men broke through a glass door at the outdoor store around 11:40 p.m. Sunday, then headed to the gun area. The Telegraph of Macon reports that the suspects used a crowbar to pry open the metal bars that secured the weapons.

Cara Cotton, director of strategic management for the Bibb County Sheriff's Office, said that 17 AR-15 semi-automatic rifles were stolen.

Sheriff David Davis tells WMAZ-TV that the men were only in the store for about 2 to 5 minutes and had fled before deputies arrived.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • LocalMore>>

  • Artist Paints 30 Dogs in 30 Days for Non Profit

    Artist Paints 30 Dogs in 30 Days for Non Profit

    Sunday, April 20 2014 4:52 AM EDT2014-04-20 08:52:10 GMT
    Artist Leiann Klein is painting 30 dogs in 30 days during the month of April. Each morning she selects a new dog out of hundreds of pictures that have been sent in to paint. The paintings will be auctioned off with half of the proceeds benefiting the rescue organization Operation Pets Alive.
    Artist Leiann Klein is painting 30 dogs in 30 days during the month of April. Each morning she selects a new dog out of hundreds of pictures that have been sent in to paint. The paintings will be auctioned off with half of the proceeds benefiting the rescue organization Operation Pets Alive.
  • Semi Truck kills juvenile in 290 vehicle accident

    Semi Truck kills juvenile in 290 vehicle accident

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:14:25 GMT
    A fatal accident has blocked both the east and westbound lanes of the northwest freeway.
    The accident happened shortly before 6pm on 290 at Mason road.
    A fatal accident has blocked both the east and westbound lanes of the northwest freeway.
    The accident happened shortly before 6pm on 290 at Mason road.
  • Watching your money- Using Banks

    Watching your money- Using Banks

Powered by WorldNow

KRIV FOX 26
4261 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77027

Phone: (713) 479-2801
Fax: (713) 479-2859

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices