Guns reported stolen in Craighead County burglary

A residential burglary was reported on July 2 in Craighead County that included several firearms being stolen.

The Craighead County Sheriff’s Department took the report Saturday evening at the 7400-block of Arkansas Highway 141. A resident told the responding deputy that he left his home at about 11:15 AM Saturday. After a day of playing golf, the man returned home around 4:15 PM.

The report says he noticed several items had been moved and left laying in the floor. He also found several items stolen, including a black composite Remington 870 with scope and sling and a wood grain Ruger 1022 with scope. A case of ammunition, Remington 12 gauge shells, were also stolen.

The resident checked with neighbors to see if they had seen anyone approaching the house. None had.

The case is under investigation by the Craighead County Sheriff’s Department. If you have any information which could assist investigators, contact them at 870-933-4551

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