Shortly after 5:00pm on Monday, November 2, officers with the Grand Junction Police Department responded to a glass break alarm at 462 Ute Avenue, the Museum of the West, which is a part of the Museums of Western Colorado. Officers were on scene within minutes of the initial alarm notification. The building was searched and no one was located. Further investigation revealed that three weapons that were displayed in a glass case in the museum had been stolen. These included two handguns that had previously belonged to Sheriffs of Mesa County. There was also a pistol stolen, which had belonged to a famous actor.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing. If you have any information about the suspect or suspects in this crime, or the whereabouts of the items stolen, please call Crime Stoppers at (970)241-STOP, or you can provide information at firstname.lastname@example.org.