GALLIPOLIS — Property reported stolen following a break-in at a Gallia County residence on Wednesday was recovered by Gallia County Sheriff’s Deputies on Thursday evening at a home in Gallipolis.
According to the police report, the 10 firearms were reported missing by the victim on August 22 from a home in Gallia County, along with several boxes of ammunition, a sharpening stone and four knives.
Reportedly, following an investigation, deputies received information that the stolen goods could be located at a residence located on Mill Creek Road within the City of Gallipolis.
Officers with the Gallipolis Police Department were dispatched to the residence and, after receiving permission to search the home, assisted deputies in the search — locating the 10 rifles in the cellar of the residence.
Deputies located the knifes and other items inside the home.
The property was transported to the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office, where it was positively identified by the victim in this case and later returned to the victim.
No individuals were arrested in connection with this case, and the names of the possible suspects or suspect have not been released.
According to Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning, charges are pending consultation with the Gallia County Prosecutor’s Office.