Modesto Police arrest suspect suspect of stealing guns from store

Neither the officers nor the suspect was injured during the Sunday morning traffic stop in Modesto.

MODESTO, California — A suspect suspected of breaking into an outdoorsman store in Modesto and stealing several firearms and hundreds of rounds of ammunition has been arrested, officials with the Modesto Police Department say.

At 4:34 am Sunday, officers say they responded to the Turner’s Outdoorsman location on Parkway Plaza in Modesto after reports came in indicating that someone had broken into the store.

Officers say they located the suspect’s car fleeing the scene and conducted a traffic stop. During the traffic stop, the unidentified suspect allegedly collided with two Modesto Police Department patrol cars.

The suspect was arrested shortly after crashing, police say. No injuries were reported.

Outstanding teamwork by our patrol units this morning! This morning at 0434 hours, Officer’s responded to the Turner’s…

Posted by Modesto Police Department on Sunday, June 19, 2022

Multiple firearms and hundreds of rounds of ammunition were recovered during the traffic stop which officers determined belonged to Turner’s Outdoorsman.

Police say the suspect was taken into custody and will be booked into jail on multiple charges.

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