CAUGHT IN THE ACT: Pine City Gun & Pawn

Smash and grab at Pine City Gun & Pawn in Jackson, AL. Suspects steal at least 15 guns. Source: Pine City Gun & Pawn

At least 15 guns were stolen from a pawn shop in Jackson, Alabama after thieves crashed a car into the store.

According to Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers, the crooks first stole a car from a home on Tara Lane in George County on the night of July 4 or early July 5.

A few hours later, that car was used in an attempted burglary at The Junction convenience store in Leakesville. When that crime was unsuccessful, the suspects drove to Jackson, Alabama where they backed the stolen Infiniti sedan into the doors of Pine City Gun and Pawn.

Investigators believe the bandits stole 8 sporting rifles and 7 or 8 pistols from the pawn shop.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at (877) 787-5898 or email You can also call the Jackson Police Department at (251) 246-4484.

Meanwhile if you have video of people "Caught In The Act" -- we want to see it. Send us an email to We may show it in our newscast.

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