Roy E. Melnick
Chief of Police
To: News MediaFrom: Chief Roy E. Melnick Date: January 3, 2013Re:
FOURTH FOLLOW UP RELEASE WAL-MART BURGLARY, GUNS BUYBACK PROGRAM
On 12/25/12 at approximately 2:00 AM, a burglary occurred at the Wal-Mart Superstore located on Route 6in Los Lunas where 6 guns were stolen. The Los Lunas Police Department is offering a
, where the police department will purchase one or all of the stolen guns stolen from theChristmas day burglary.
LLPD GUNS BUY BACK PROGRAM.
The Los Lunas Police Department will pay anyone the samedollar amount to any person who unknowingly purchased 1 or all of the 6 stolen guns from the Wal-Martburglary. The only requirement is that the Los Lunas Police would like any information that could lead tothe identity of the person/s who sold the stolen guns to them, names, suspect descriptions, addresses, vehiclelicense plates, vehicle information etc. Anyone wanting to participate in the
LLPD GUNS BUY BACKPROGRAM
should contact LLPD Detectives at 505-352-7674. Photos of the 6 stolen guns are attached.Anyone having any information regarding the white pickup truck used or the persons involved in thecommission of the Christmas day Wal-Mart burglary are asked to call LLPD Detectives at 505-352-7674.The identities of persons providing information related to this crime shall remain confidential if requested.Chief Melnick stated,
If anyone has unknowingly become a victim of purchasing one or more of the stolenguns from the Wal-Mart burglary, please call LLPD Detectives at 505-352-7674. We will reimburse you thedollar amount you paid for the guns, and the only stipulation we will ask is that you provide us with anyinformation you have regarding the identities of the person/s who sold you the stolen guns. Persons who participate in the
LLPD GUNS BUYBACK PROGRAM
will not be prosecuted if they made the purchasewithout the prior knowledge that the guns were stolen. The stolen guns are described below.
MANUFACTURER MODEL SERIAL NUMBER TYPE CALIBER/GAUGE#1 REMINGTON 700 RR06178B RIFLE/BOLT 30-06#2 REMINGTON 700 RR41286A RIFLE/BOLT 30-06#3 REMINGTON 700 G6972782 RIFLE/BOLT 270#4 REMINGTON 700 G6904076 RIFLE /BOLT 30-06#5 REMINGTON 11-87 TL072669 SHOTGUN/SEMI 20 GA#6 REMINGTON 700 RR17531B RIFLE/BOLT 30-06Questions regarding this media release can be directed to Chief Roy Melnick at 505-352-7650.