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Pinellas Co detectives: Thief stole weapons and police gear

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PINELLAS COUNTY, FL -

Detectives say between 5:00 p.m. on March 11 and 7:00 p.m. on March 12, weapons and various police gear were stolen from the trunk of an unmarked law enforcement vehicle.  The burglary occurred near 80th Avenue North and 41st Street North in Pinellas Park.

Detectives say the suspect stole a Rock River Arms Rifle with magazines, a Glock-model pistol with Blackhawk paddle holster & drop-down leg holster as well as a black vest with "Sheriff" on the front and back in white letters.

The contents of the vest that were also stolen included Glock-model magazines, a tactical flashlight, a Bench Mark knife, a set of Smith and Wesson handcuffs, and a radio holder. In addition, detectives say, a black nylon duty belt with handcuff case, expandable baton and holder, and a magazine pouch were taken.

The suspect also stole a black tri-fold leather wallet with a silver Sheriff's star badge and two agency credentials.

Authorities are asking anyone with information that may assist in identifying a suspect is asked to contact Detective Chris Parkins of the Burglary and Pawn Unit at (727) 582-6200; or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS.

 

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