On April 16, 2019, at 1:30pm Bibb County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit were doing an area search of a known drug location, on Thomas Street, when they located four firearms.
Deputies along with K-9 Athena were searching an abandoned house for contraband. Deputy K-9 Athena alerted on an old mattress behind the residence. Deputies checked the mattress and found four firearms stuffed in the mattress.
When deputies checked the guns two of them showed as stolen. One of the pistols was stolen out of Nashville Tennessee in 1974. The second pistol came back as stolen out of Bibb County in 2017.
All of the weapons were turned into the Bibb County Crime Lab for testing and to be held until they can be returned to the owners. Attached are pictures of the firearms.
Anyone with information is urged to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or call the Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.