Three guns stolen in Dresden


Thieves made off two rifles and a shotgun recently after a break-in in Dresden.

Chatham-Kent police say sometime between 2:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at 9:30 a.m., someone broke into The Crappie Store on Metcalfe Street in Dresden by damaging the storefront window, causing about $1,000 in damage.

Once inside, they stole a .22 cal Savage 22 Mark II bolt action rifle – model 26800; a 12-gauge Remington Express Supermag pump action shotgun – model 870; a 30-ought-6 Savage Axis XP bolt action rifle with Weaver scope – model S1924; and 100 rounds of Winchester .22 cal ammunition.

Total value of the theft has been estimated at $1,700.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Josh Flikweert at or 519-436-6600 ext. 87146. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.


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