Vehicle Burglary May Have Led to Theft of Federal Agent’s Firearm
UPDATE: 6/15/2017, 9:53 A.M. – Public Affairs Officer Tammy Spicer of U.S. Homeland Security says, “right now the Tampa area US Immigration and Customs Enforcement teams don’t have any weapons reported stolen.”
BROOKSVILLE – The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a vehicle burglary on Oak Crest Circle that may have resulted in the theft of a Federal Agent’s Firearm.
There aren’t many details at this time but sources a .40 cal. handgun believed to be the property of Homeland Security Agent or U.S. Marshal was stolen from a vehicle sometime last night or this morning.
The Sheriff’s Office could not elaborate on details of the case, due to the active investigation.
A spokesperson for the Department of Homeland Security is looking into the incident and may have information on the case by Thursday morning. The U.S. Marshal Service has not returned our calls.
We will bring more on this story as it develops.
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