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Jun 10, 2008
 
2 girls found shot dead in Oklahoma town

TULSA, Okla.- The bodies of two girls were found shot to death in rural Oklahoma along a dirt road that the best friends walked dozens of times for play and to go to sleepovers.

By Tuesday, investigators had no suspects and were unsure of the motive for Sunday's killings of 13-year-old Taylor Paschal-Placker and 11-year-old Skyla Whitaker.

Residents remained on edge knowing a murderer could be in this close community of 1,000.

"Believe it or not, I have never pulled any shades in my house and I keep my doors unlocked," said Dena Priddy, a teacher's aide at the school the victims attended. "You just don't expect these things to happen here."

Taylor's grandfather found their bodies after his wife got no answer when she called Taylor's cellular phone. The girls were sleeping over at Taylor's house and had decided to take a walk down the desolate road Sunday afternoon.

Peter Placker sobbed uncontrollably Monday as he tried to remember finding the girls' bodies about a quarter of a mile from his house near Weleetka, about 70 miles south of Tulsa.

"I can't describe coming up on it," he said. "I done it once and I can't do it again."

Kevin Rowland, chief investigator with the state medical examiner's office, said the girls each suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the head and chest.

Full autopsy results were not available yet, but sexual assault appears unlikely, said Special Agent Ben Rosser of the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation. He noted the girls were clothed and had only been missing for a half hour.

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Jun 10, 2008
 
Girl shoots herself with grandma’s gun at store

COLUMBIA, S.C.- A 4-year-old girl shot herself in the chest Monday after snatching her grandmother's handgun from the woman's purse while riding in a shopping cart at a Sam's Club store, authorities said.

A witness, Lueen Homewood, said store workers grabbed first-aid materials off store shelves to help the grandmother as she cradled the wounded child near the store's pharmacy, The (Columbia) State newspaper reported on its Web site.

The girl was rushed to a hospital in critical condition and was recovering Monday afternoon after surgery, said police department spokesman Brick Lewis. Hospital officials would not release her condition after the operation.

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Lewis said the grandmother, Donna Hutto Williamson, has a permit to carry a concealed weapon and the purse containing the small-caliber handgun was in the cart near the child. The 47-year-old Williamson, of Salley, was not immediately charged with a crime.

Williamson, a South Carolina magistrate, was distraught after the shooting, her mother-in-law said.

"The grandmother is just beating herself up," said Inease Williamson, 68. "She is just so upset. Everyone is upset."

Officials said the shooting, which was captured on store surveillance cameras, appeared to be accidental. Lewis said police would not release the video.

The store was closed while police investigated the shooting. It reopened Monday afternoon.

"Everyone at Sam's Club is deeply saddened by today's tragedy," Tara Stewart, state spokeswoman for Wal-Mart and Sam's Club, said in a statement. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the little girl and her family."

Concealed weapons permit holders in South Carolina are not allowed to carry weapons into buildings that prohibit it, or into government buildings, schools and daycare facilities, among other places.

The Sam's Club store does not have a sign prohibiting guns inside.

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Jun 11, 2008
 
Two men facing two-count allegation

Carlos S. Lozano, 24, and Daniel C. Mendez, 18, each are facing Criminial Sexual Assault and Unlawful Restraint charges in Wabash County Circuit Court.

Lozano of Owensboro, Ky., and Mendez of Homestead, Fla., made first appearance Monday before Circuit Judge Stephen G. Sawyer.

The two men were arrested in connection with an alleged June 6 forcible attack on a Mt. Carmel woman, according to court records.

A Mt. Carmel businessman, Rod Rodriguez, was called by the court Monday to serve as a Spanish language interpreter for the two suspects as Judge Sawyer explained the charges against them.

Criminal Sexual Assault is a Class 1 Felony and Unlawful Restraint is a Class 4 Felony. The latter charge stated the two men would not permit the alleged victim from exiting a vehicle, a 1999 Chevrolet mini-van.


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Jun 11, 2008
 
Accused rapist to appear in court

PRINCETON-A man accused of raping his cellmate four years ago in the Gibson County Jail could possibly be sentenced to further prison time today in the Gibson Superior Court.

Andre V. Crowe was being held for a 1990 armed robbery and for being a habitual offender.

According to an affidavit for probable cause, on June 2, 2004, an inmate passed a note to a sheriff's deputy at the Gibson County Jail saying he had been raped by Crowe, who he had been sharing a cell with.



The inmate told police Crowe got on top of him as the man laid on his stomach on a mattress, choked him, forced his pants off and raped him.

The affidavit says the victim told police Crowe “basically threatened my life saying he would kill me or beat me up if I told anyone or screamed.”

Court records say the victim was taken to Gibson General Hospital and a rape test kit was used to take DNA samples of from the man.

Crowe was charged with criminal deviate conduct and being a habitual offender.

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Jun 11, 2008
 
Mt. Carmel woman facing 4 charges

Wabash County State’s Attorney Christopher M. Quick has filed charges of DUI drug and careless driving, as well as two other drug-related allegations, naming Jennifer Peach, 28, of Mt. Carmel.

Peach was arrested May 24 in Wabash County for Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine, a Class 3 felony, and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Class A misdemeanor.

The state’s attorney on Tuesday also named two Indianapolis residents in a 3-count allegation.

Crystal G. Anderson, 30, was charged with a Class 3 felony, Forgery, for an alleged check-making incident involving the amount of $489.37. She also was named with Unlawful Possession of a Fraudulent Identification Card for having a fictitious ID in the false name of Sara Perkins, a Class 4 felony.



A third count of Obstructing Justice, a Class 4 felony, accused Anderson of furnishing false information to a Mt. Carmel City Police officer by giving her name as Sara Perkins.

Identical 3-count information was filed against Victor J. Smith, 47, of Indianapolis who allegedly gave city police the false name and ID, Levine Williams. The apparently bogus check involved in the Forgery allegation in his case was made in the amount of $489.23.

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Jun 11, 2008
 
Mt. Carmel man sentenced to 3-year prison term

Wabash County State’s Attorney Christopher M. Quick Wednesday reported that Shawn Swift, a 27-year-old Mt. Carmel man, was sentenced to the Illinois Department of Corrections by resident Circuit Judge Stephen G. Sawyer.

Quick advised the defendant was charged on March 4 with Aggravated Driving a Vehicle while Under the Influence of Alcohol, a Class 4 felony.

Swift was placed on probation for a term of 24 months on Aug. 17, 2006, and petition to revoke probation was filed on Feb. 5, 2008.

He admitted to the violation and was sentenced on Monday to three years in the IDOC, to be followed by one year of mandatory supervised release (parole).

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Jun 11, 2008
 
Incest Child Awake After 7-Week Coma

Kerstin Fritzl, the 19-year-old who was born in a dungeon prison and whose father held her captive, along with two siblings and her mother, has woken up from her medically induced coma and has been reunited with her mother, Elisabeth, and her siblings.

"It is Sunday, June 1 …, 9 a.m. I said,'Hello Kerstin,' and she said 'Hello' to me," said Dr. Albert Reiter, who has been in charge of treating Kerstin for a life-threatening medical condition since she was brought to his hospital in Amstetten, Austria, April 19.

"Her 'hello' marked the beginning of a new life, the end of a long time of suffering," said an obviously emotional Reiter.

After arriving at the hospital unconscious and with multiple organ failure, Kerstin suffered seizures and, in addition to the induced coma, had to be placed on a respirator and underwent dialysis because of the effects of lack of oxygen. Her condition had been described as critical.

Kerstin is the oldest of seven children whom authorities say Austrian Josef Fritzl, 72, has confessed to fathering in a windowless dungeon at the family home in Amstetten, where he held daughter Elisabeth captive and abused her for 24 years.

Fritzl forced three of those children, including Kerstin, to remain in the basement with their mother. Three other children were allowed to live upstairs with him and his wife, Rosemarie, and one child died as an infant in the basement shortly after birth.

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Jun 12, 2008
 
Guilty plea to killing woman, her fetus and kids

BELLEVILLE, Ill.- A woman pleaded guilty Monday to killing her pregnant friend, the unborn child and the victim's three children in a plea deal that allowed her to avoid the death penalty.

Tiffany Hall, 26, pleaded guilty to all five charges against her — four counts of murder and one count of intentional homicide in the death of the fetus — and was sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Hall struck her friend Jimella Tunstall, 23, on the head repeatedly with a table leg, then cut Tunstall's fetus from her womb in a bathtub, prosecutor Robert Haida said. Tunstall bled to death, Haida said. Hall then dumped her friend's body in an East St. Louis lot.

Hours later, Hall told police in Illinois she had given birth to a stillborn child. When police arrived, she had the dead fetus with her. She refused to be examined at a hospital.

Three days later, Hall visited the father of two of Tunstall's children and the unborn child, Haida said. The father was caring for all the children, Haida said. Hall told the father that Tunstall wanted her to pick up the children and Tunstall's vehicle, he told police.

The father told the officers that was the last time he saw his children, Haida said.

Hall then drowned the three children — DeMond Tunstall, 7, Ivan Tunstall-Collins 2, and Jinella Tunstall, 1 — in the same bathtub where she killed their mother, Haida said.

Story begins to unravel
Authorities said Hall's story began to unravel on Sept. 21, 2006, about a week after Tunstall's death, when she told her boyfriend that she killed a pregnant woman and stole the fetus. He told police.

The bodies of the three children were found two days later hidden in a washer and dryer inside the East St. Louis apartment where the children had lived with their mother.

One of Hall's attorneys, James Gomric, said he could not speak to a motive or discuss whether his client had shown remorse. He said Hall had been mentally fit to stand trial, but she also had unresolved mental health issues and had an IQ in the mid-70s.

After the hearing, some of Tunstall's relatives said they had already forgiven Hall. Sandra Myers, Jimella Tunstall's mother, said taking one life would not have been justice for losing the lives of others. "I have to forgive her," she said.

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Jun 12, 2008
 
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Guilty plea to killing woman, her fetus and kids
BELLEVILLE, Ill.- A woman pleaded guilty Monday to killing her pregnant friend, the unborn child and the victim's three children in a plea deal that allowed her to avoid the death penalty.
Tiffany Hall, 26, pleaded guilty to all five charges against her — four counts of murder and one count of intentional homicide in the death of the fetus — and was sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Hall struck her friend Jimella Tunstall, 23, on the head repeatedly with a table leg, then cut Tunstall's fetus from her womb in a bathtub, prosecutor Robert Haida said. Tunstall bled to death, Haida said. Hall then dumped her friend's body in an East St. Louis lot.
Hours later, Hall told police in Illinois she had given birth to a stillborn child. When police arrived, she had the dead fetus with her. She refused to be examined at a hospital.
Three days later, Hall visited the father of two of Tunstall's children and the unborn child, Haida said. The father was caring for all the children, Haida said. Hall told the father that Tunstall wanted her to pick up the children and Tunstall's vehicle, he told police.
The father told the officers that was the last time he saw his children, Haida said.
Hall then drowned the three children — DeMond Tunstall, 7, Ivan Tunstall-Collins 2, and Jinella Tunstall, 1 — in the same bathtub where she killed their mother, Haida said.
Story begins to unravel
Authorities said Hall's story began to unravel on Sept. 21, 2006, about a week after Tunstall's death, when she told her boyfriend that she killed a pregnant woman and stole the fetus. He told police.
The bodies of the three children were found two days later hidden in a washer and dryer inside the East St. Louis apartment where the children had lived with their mother.
One of Hall's attorneys, James Gomric, said he could not speak to a motive or discuss whether his client had shown remorse. He said Hall had been mentally fit to stand trial, but she also had unresolved mental health issues and had an IQ in the mid-70s.
After the hearing, some of Tunstall's relatives said they had already forgiven Hall. Sandra Myers, Jimella Tunstall's mother, said taking one life would not have been justice for losing the lives of others. "I have to forgive her," she said.
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I think that's the sickest one yet, of all the sick ones on here, of the evil deeds these sickos do to each other.

I think I'm going to have nightmares now after reading this.

The evilness of people never ceases to amaze me.

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Jun 14, 2008
 
Man accused in hired racial killing of son’s wife

ATLANTA - A former math professor at a historically black university goes on trial Monday in Atlanta, charged with arranging the contract killing of his black daughter-in-law because she wasn't Indian.

As prosecutors prepare to try the death penalty case against Chiman Rai, their challenge will be to prove that Rai was so enraged over his son's marriage to a black woman that he paid $10,000 to have her killed in Georgia.

Rai, a native of India, brought his family to the U.S. in 1970. He taught math at Alcorn State University in Mississippi, later ran a supermarket and then bought a hotel in Louisville, Ky., where he hired Sparkle Michelle Rai as a clerk.

She fell in love with his son, Ricky, and the two were wed. Prosecutors say Chiman Rai paid two brothers $10,000 to kill his son's wife.

In April 2000 Sparkle Rai was found stabbed and strangled in her apartment in Union City, Ga. just steps away from her 7-month-old daughter, who was unharmed.

Rai's defense attorney did not immediately return calls for comment Friday, but he has insisted in court that his client is innocent. At a bond hearing in 2006, defense attorney Mike McDaniel called Rai "as stable of a person as you're going to find."

The case went unsolved until two witnesses came forward in 2004 and identified Cleveland Clark as the killer.

According to a 2006 indictment, Rai teamed up with Willie Fred Evans to serve as middlemen, and they soon passed the money to brothers Cleveland and Carl Clark.

Carl Clark drove the pair to Georgia from Mississippi and Cleveland Clark carried out the killing, prosecutors say.

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Jun 14, 2008
 
Woman a killer? Her five husbands died

ALBEMARLE, N.C.- For two decades, Al Gentry begged investigators to take another look at the mystery of who killed his brother, Harold, and left his gunshot-ridden body sprawled on the floor of the home he shared with his wife.

He visited the sheriff's office dozens of times and made just as many phone calls. And when authorities finally listened, they wound up arresting the person Gentry had always suspected: his brother's now 76-year-old former wife, who was charged last month with hiring a hit man to gun him down.

"This is something I've been waiting for for a long time," Gentry said.

But Gentry's persistence may have led investigators to a far more chilling discovery about Betty Neumar. After arresting her, authorities realized that five times since the 1950s, she was married, and each union ended with the death of her husband.

Authorities say they've notified law enforcement officials where Neumar is believed to have lived with the men. So far, no one has said whether the deaths are suspicious, but some officials are reopening the cold cases.

Al Gentry had been showing up for years at the sheriff's office and talking to anyone who would listen about the case. His brother's body, with several gunshot wounds, was found inside the couple's home on July 14, 1986.

Neumar, who was out of town the day her husband was killed, showed no emotion when she got back, Al Gentry said. When she pulled up to the one-story brick house in a quiet neighborhood that was surrounded by flashing lights and filled with police officers, he recalled, she blurted out that she had been in Augusta, Ga., the previous night — before he even said a word.

"If she had gotten out of that car with tears in her eyes and asked me why would anybody kill Harold, I would never have suspected her at all," he said. "That's where she slipped up."

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Jun 14, 2008
 
Parents charged after boy tied to tree dies

RALEIGH, N.C.- A couple accused of tying their 13-year-old son to a tree for two nights to punish him for disobedience has been charged with murder in his death, authorities said Friday.

Brice Brian McMillan, 41, of Macclesfield, told a deputy that the child was being disobedient and was forced to sleep outside Tuesday while tied to a tree, the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office said. The teenager was released Wednesday morning but again tied up that night for bad behavior, authorities said.

The boy was left tied to the tree until the following afternoon when his stepmother found him unresponsive, Sheriff James Knight said in a statement.

Dwight Jefferson, an emergency responder with Pinetops Rescue Squad who was first on the scene, said he did not know the cause of the child’s death.

“What we found was a 13-year-old laying on the ground — CPR being done by his father,” Jefferson said.“Then we took over.”

Knight said the boy was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

It wasn’t immediately clear what the couple used to allegedly tie up the boy.

McMillan and Sandra Elizabeth McMillan, 36, also have been charged with felony child abuse. Two other children at the home, ages 7 and 9, have been placed in the custody of the Department of Social Services, authorities said.

They are being held in the Edgecombe County Detention Center under no bond. The sheriff’s office said they did not know if the couple had an attorney.

Macclesfield is about 20 miles southeast of Rocky Mount.

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Jul 18, 2008
 
Body at home of woman who claimed baby buy
Woman tells Pa. cops she paid $1,000 for infant after befriending mother

PITTSBURGH - A body was found Friday with its hands bound in the apartment of a Pittsburgh-area woman who arrived at a hospital with a newborn she falsely claimed was her own, authorities said.

The body was found in the Wilkinsburg home of 38-year-old Andrea Curry-Demus, police said. Authorities did not say whether the body was male or female.

Curry-Demus showed up at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh on Thursday with a newborn whose umbilical cord was still attached. Tests later determined it was not hers; Curry-Demus was in the county jail on a child endangerment charge.

Curry-Demus said she bought the baby for $1,000 after befriending a pregnant woman, police said. In 1991 she pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and received 10 years' probation after stabbing a woman in a suspected plot to steal the woman's infant.

The baby will remain at West Penn Hospital until authorities determine who the mother is, police said.

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Jul 18, 2008
 
Woman Fatally Stabbed, Husband, Infant Daughter Missing
Husband Described As 'Person Of Interest'

CICERO, Ill.- A 21-year-old woman was found fatally stabbed in her home by concerned neighbors Wednesday evening in west suburban Cicero. The woman's infant daughter and her husband are missing, and police are classifying him as a "person of interest."

Yesenia Villalba-Honorato, of Cicero, was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:06 p.m., according to a Cook County Medical Examiner’s office spokesman, who said Villalba-Honorato was apparently a stabbing victim.

Concerned neighbors said they had not seen or heard from Villalba-Honorato in some time and entered the home to check on her about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday when they found her body with multiple puncture wounds in a bathroom, Cicero town spokesman Dan Proft said.

The woman's husband, Mario Puente, and her 11-month-old daughter are missing, according to Proft, who said Puente has been named as a "person of interest" in the case.

Proft said an Amber Alert for the child will be issued later Wednesday night.

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Jul 25, 2008
 
Man Got 13-Year-Old Pregnant

KOKOMO, Ind.-- A Kokomo man has been arrested after police said a paternity test showed he fathered a child with a then-13-year-old girl.

Curtis D. Belt Jr., 28, was arrested Thursday night after an investigation that began last month, Kokomo police said.

That's when the Department of Child Services reported that a 14-year-old Kokomo girl had given birth to a child in May.

Investigators said the girl had become pregnant when she was 13 years old. A paternity test later confirmed Belt was the father, police said.

Belt is preliminarily charged with felony child molesting and felony sexual misconduct with a minor.

Belt was being held in the Howard County Jail on $25,000 bond.

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Missing Girl's Grandma: Car Smelled Like Dead Body

MIAMI -- The grandmother of a missing 2-year-old Orlando girl told an emergency dispatcher that a car driven by the girl's mother smelled like there had been a dead body inside, according to recordings of 911 calls released Thursday.

The mother, Casey Anthony, 22, is being held on $500,000 bond after investigators said she lied to them and did not report daughter Caylee Marie Anthony missing for more than a month.

Prosecutors said in court earlier this week that Casey Anthony is also a person of interest in what is beginning to look like a homicide investigation, though she has not been charged. Sheriff's deputies testified that her car smelled of decomposition and a cadaver-trained German shepherd noted a smell of human remains there

Cindy Anthony, Casey's mother and Caylee's grandmother, called 911 twice on July 15. In the first call, she asked police to arrest Casey Anthony for stealing a car and money.

She told a dispatcher that she had just found Casey, who had been missing for a month, as well as the car she was driving, which had been towed. She also expressed concern that her granddaughter was not with Casey.

She called 911 again about an hour later, crying, after she said Casey Anthony finally told her Caylee had been missing for a month.

"There's something wrong," Cindy Anthony told the dispatcher. "I found my daughter's car today, and it smells like there's been a dead body in the damn car."

When Cindy Anthony made her daughter talk to the dispatcher, Casey Anthony said the toddler had been taken by a baby sitter who police now believe may not exist.

Casey Anthony said Caylee had been missing for 31 days, and the dispatcher asked why she hadn't called sooner.

"I've been looking for her and have gone through other resources to try to find her, which was stupid," Casey Anthony responded.

Casey Anthony has been charged only with child neglect, making false official statements and obstructing a criminal investigation.

But Circuit Court Judge Stan Strickland ordered her held on an unusually high bond Tuesday after hearing the evidence of possible human decomposition found in her yard and car.

Strickland said she offered investigators no useful information and questioned the truthfulness of the information she did provide.

Phone messages and an e-mail seeking comment were left Thursday with Casey Anthony's attorney, Jose Baez.

He asked to have her bond lowered to $10,000, saying she had a right to freedom while facing lesser charges. He said there was circumstantial evidence of a possible homicide but it hadn't left authorities confident enough to charge her with anything more serious.

Cindy Anthony said earlier this week that Casey knows who has Caylee but doesn't know where she is. A message seeking comment was left on Cindy Anthony's voicemail.

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Jul 25, 2008
 
Teen sentenced for coaxing toddlers to smoke pot

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP)-- A teenager shown on a video coaxing his 2- and 4-year-old nephews into smoking marijuana was sentenced Thursday to eight years in prison.

Demetris McCoy, 18, pleaded guilty to two charges of injury to a child/causing bodily injury and agreed to testify against his co-defendant, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported online Thursday.

The video shows one teen lighting a marijuana cigarette in the 2-year-old's mouth, then laughing as the toddler coughs. One teen then tells him to pass it to his brother, who also smokes it and coughs. Parts of the video showed someone calling the children "potheads" and asking if they "have the munchies."

Drug tests showed the youngsters had marijuana and cocaine in their bodies. When the video was made, the children's mother was sleeping in another room, police have said. She was not arrested.

The children, their mother, grandmother and McCoy lived together at the time. The children have since been placed in foster care.

Fort Worth police found the video while searching a house in connection with a burglary investigation in which McCoy also was charged. He pleaded guilty to two burglary charges and received eight-year sentences that he will served at the same time, the newspaper reported.

The co-defendant Vanswan Polty, 19, remains in jail awaiting trial. He faces two charges of injury to a child, three charges of burglary and one charge of failing to identify himself to a peace officer.

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Jul 25, 2008
 
Men steal truck, rob west side gun store
Indianapolis - Police are trying to find four men who used a stolen car to break into a gun store Friday morning.
The men drove a stolen Mitsubishi into the Don's Guns store on Lafayette Road. Surveillance video captured the men squeezing through the hole in the wall and moving quickly from case to case, trying to break them open with a rifle. The quickly stuffed guns into backpacks before dashing back through the hole in the wall.
They were in and gone in under a minute.
"It was a very quick operation," said IMPD Lt. Jeff Duhamell.
The spree started at a nearby car dealership. Security cameras there caught them walking around the building before they broke in and stole a new Mitsubishi from the service area.
Later, the car circled the gun store before crashing through the wall.
They loaded all they could carry into the car, then drove around the building. Another security camera then captured them taking their time - more than 10 minutes - moving the guns to a Dodge pick-up truck before they left.
Metro Police are eager to find the individuals responsible.
"We know at least four people involved, there could be more than that," said Lt. Duhamell. "The bottom line is, these people are taking these guns, not for target practice, they're going to be selling them on the street. They're going to be used for committing crimes."
There is an alert to police and the community to be extremely careful if the stolen truck is spotted. After the robbery, the men can be considered armed and extremely dangerous. The men made off with handguns, shotguns and an assault rifle.
"It's up to us to find them as quickly as we can and this is when the community can step up and help us out on it," Lt. Duhamell said.
Store owner Don Davis says the store has more than 5,000 guns and workers are trying to determine how many were stolen.
"To hit a Don's Guns, you have to be stupid," said Davis, referring to the numerous alarms and security cameras in the store, which captured the thieves' every move.
Investigators are confident someone will recognize the thieves and so is Davis.
"Have a good time today, fellas, because you are going to jail," Davis said.

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