The boy’s mother left him sleeping in the back seat as she quickly ran into a grocery store, but when she returned, her car – and her son – were gone.
During “Operation: Wait a Minute Mr. Postman,” authorities recovered a slew of pharmaceutical and street drugs, as well as nearly $250k in cash and 15 guns.
Each piece is engraved with the serial number of the gun from which it was created and prices range from $35 to $4,000.
One of the victims, who only wanted to be identified as Elizabeth, said her thoughts were, “He was either going to abuse us, rape us or shoot us.”
While police were searching for the teen, they received a call from the 82-year-old homeowner who said he shot the teen when he broke into his house.
A professional big game hunter was killed Friday while on an expedition in Gwai, Zimbabwe, after a dying elephant fell on him.
Acting on a tip, authorities searched Beck’s home and found two homemade pipe bombs, a homemade gun, a sawed off shotgun, and three additional guns.
The brother of one of the victims was charged with Tampering with Evidence and Vandalism for destroying a GPS device that was part of the investigation.
FWPD Spokesman Daniel Segura called it the “perfect opportunity” to get rid of unwanted guns in exchange for a $50 gift card with no questions asked.
Sam Grover, of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, said the sheriff’s office “cannot promote one religion over another, or religion over non-religion.”