Stolen gun update-good news


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Eric F
August 14, 2009, 10:50 PM
http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?t=468331

A detective called me today and some of my stuff has been found. The gun is still missing but they found a mag with some of my other stuff. The mag had 3 rounds left(they only got 1 mag and its a 38 super) so the gun is basicaly useless now and he said they had a good lead on where the gun is. So maybe soon it will be back home!

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Erik M
August 14, 2009, 11:10 PM
Thats excellnt news. Hopefully you will get your weapon back, and the responsible individuals punished.

TheElyrian
August 14, 2009, 11:11 PM
Great news! Hope they get the gun (and the thief) in the near future.

mustang_steve
August 15, 2009, 12:08 AM
Great news, here's to hoping they find your pistol soon!

...and throw that hoodlum where he belongs, in a nice display cage, err jail...

SaxonPig
August 15, 2009, 11:17 AM
In 1986 I had 23 guns stolen from my home. Three were recovered within 6 months and another 18 years later. The rest are still MIA. Python, Gold Cup, Diamondback, M27, M29, Luger... several rare and expensive rifles... my very first 22 rifle... I still ache.

mossberg
August 15, 2009, 07:44 PM
I still ache.

I'll bet.:(

offthepaper
August 15, 2009, 08:00 PM
Great news!

Man, I wish they would recover mine. :cuss:

doc2rn
August 15, 2009, 08:14 PM
I have only ever had 1 stolen and it was by an ex girlfriend.
Luckily her mom returned it before her new BF (a felony convicted LEO) got his hands on it.

Only 3 rounds left means it has been fired/ hopefully not used in a murder or it will be a longtime before you see it again.

PTK
August 15, 2009, 08:47 PM
I'm hoping that mine are recovered as well. Good luck on yours. :)

3pairs12
August 15, 2009, 08:51 PM
Not to hijack the thread, but PTK are they getting anywhere on your supressors?

BTW thats good news Eric.

Walkalong
August 15, 2009, 09:13 PM
Good news. Hope it comes home soon, unhurt of course.

luzyfuerza
August 16, 2009, 08:14 PM
Any one of us could convert one of the many ammo boxes that we have in our shops to something like this:

http://cgi.ebay.com/Ammunition-Can-Gun-Lock-ATV-Ammo-Box-Lock-Box-Kid-Safe_W0QQitemZ270442815434QQcmdZViewItemQQimsxZ20090815?IMSfp=TL090815145005r21842

Connecting a box like this to a seat bracket with a cable connected or something like it may have prevented this whole incident.

Eric F
August 17, 2009, 11:49 AM
I just got a call the police think they have recovered my gun. I am waiting for another call so I can go and identify it...........hope it is mine!

Enginetech88
August 17, 2009, 11:53 AM
Awesome news!!! Good luck!!!

Norinco982lover
August 17, 2009, 12:05 PM
awesome!!!

Floppy_D
August 17, 2009, 12:18 PM
I'll keep my fingers crossed for ya!

CoRoMo
August 17, 2009, 12:21 PM
That is good new.

Eric F
August 17, 2009, 01:42 PM
Well folks They do indeed have my 1911! It must be sent to the lab for testing as it was discharged today. Thats how they recovered it. I was told I could not look at it as it was sealed but the discription and serial number were good. I might have it back in as little as 4 months but probably 6-8 months.

3pairs12
August 17, 2009, 01:47 PM
Wow 4-8 months ouch. Well at least they got it, and you will one day too.

SaMx
August 17, 2009, 01:48 PM
wow, that's great.

From what I understand it's pretty rare for people to get stolen property back, so I'm glad you got lucky.

paintballdude902
August 17, 2009, 08:34 PM
bummer on the time but congrats on getting it bacck eventually

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