The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

January 28, 2014

$5,000 of firearms taken from home in burglary

By Cass Rains, Staff Writer
Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Garfield County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary in which $5,000 in firearms were taken.

Sheriff Jerry Niles said the burglary occurred sometime between Jan. 13 and Jan. 26 at a residence in the 19000 block of South 90th.

Niles said the burglary was reported to his office Monday, and the guns taken included handguns, shotguns and rifles.

“We have serial numbers on several of the weapons, which helps us greatly,” he said. “Our investigators are following up on that as we speak.”

The sheriff’s office also is working a theft of tools and equipment from a gas-line compression station.

The theft occurred sometime between Jan. 23 and Jan. 24 in the 15000 block of North 54th. Items taken from the site include a paint pump, paint tips and tool boxes containing assorted tools. The estimated value of the tools is $2,500.

Anyone having information that will lead to the arrest or prosecution of the suspects in these crimes, or any other, is urged to call Garfield County Crime Stoppers at (580) 233-6233. Callers may receive a reward and may remain anonymous and will not be required to testify.

Those with information also may contact Garfield County Sheriff’s Office at (580) 237-0244.