Firearms surface at RIAC, FBI

November 22, 2012 • Police Blotter

•Police were called to Roswell International Air Center, Wednesday, after airport security found a firearm in a man’s luggage. Officials talked to the man and he said he was unaware the gun was in his bags. He asked if the firearm could be given to his son and taken to his home for safekeeping. The officer completed a background check and found no outstanding warrants. RPD [auth] reported the incident to the FBI, the firearm was turned over to the son and the man continued to his destination.

•Police received a firearm, Tuesday, which had been carried by a woman into the Federal Bureau of Investigation offices, 400 N. Pennsylvania Ave., inside her purse. According to the report, the FBI kept the gun because the woman had been riding on public transport and did not have a conceal-carry permit required for the weapon. It was turned in to the RPD for safekeeping.

•The Roswell Police Department was dispatched to Little Caesars Pizza, 1320 S. Main St., Tuesday, after a subject wearing a “scary movie mask” came to the front door with a shotgun. When the subject found he could not get into the restaurant, he left.


Police were dispatched to the 300 block of East Church Street, Wednesday, where a subject entered a home through an open window and removed a 40-inch Sony flat-screen TV, valued at $500.

Anyone with information about these or any other crimes is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-888-594-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward.

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