NASSAU COUNTY, Fla. – The Nassau County Sheriff’s Office says it’s looking for three people suspected of taking nearly $100,000 worth of guns from a Fernandina Beach gun store.
Deputies responded to a burglary alarm at TNT Firearms around 3 a.m. on Monday morning.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, the front door was shattered, and surveillance video showed three people enter the store with their faces covered.
Deputies said in just 60 seconds, the three masked thieves smashed several glass gun cases and took 58 rifles and handguns.
“This is the first time I have seen this many guns stolen at one time,” said Sheriff Bill Leeper. “We are hoping someone will see the video, maybe listen. I know a couple of them said something. Maybe you recognize a voice.”
The Sheriff’s Office has a list of serial numbers it will check to see if the stolen guns are pawned or sold.
“The fear is they will either sell these guns or give them to other people that will commit crimes," Leeper said.
If you have any information about the burglary or the men, contact the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office at 904-225-5174. You can remain anonymous by contacting First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS (8477).
Crime Stoppers is offering a $3,000 reward. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering a $5,000 reward.