The suspects believed to be involved in last week’s stolen guns case at “50 West Armory” in Chantilly have been captured.
This past weekend, agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and other law enforcement officers arrested Preston G. Holmes, 23; Matthew D. Jones, 23; and Daniel L. Quarles, 19. They were charged today with conspiracy and theft of firearms from a federally licensed firearms dealer in Federal court.
Click here to read the news release from the United States Attorney’s Office.
(Original release date 3/13/17):
Dozens of Firearms Stolen from Chantilly Gun Store
Fair Oaks Police District – Detectives today are investigating the theft of 35 firearms from a gun store located at 13930 Metrotech Drive in Chantilly. Officers responded to “50 West Armory” early Saturday morning for a commercial burglary alarm. Three suspects were seen on the video surveillance and are described as follows:
Suspect 1: Black male, about 22 to 30 years old, 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet tall, and approximately 190 to 210 pounds. He had dreadlocks and was wearing a dark blue jacket.
Suspect 2: Black male, about 18 to 22 years old, 5 feet 11 inches to 6 feet 1 inch tall, and approximately 165 to 185 pounds. He was wearing a dark jacket with a silver stripe down the sleeves, jeans, black shoes, and light colored gloves.
Suspect 3: Black male, about 18 to 22 years old, 5 feet 11 inches to 6 feet tall, and approximately 150 to 170 pounds. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, jeans, black shoes, and light colored gloves.
We are asking anyone with information to contact Detective Song at 703-591-0966 or the Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131 or Crime Solvers electronically by visiting http://www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637) or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477).
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