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Police guns stolen again from cop car parked overnight in Orange

Police guns stolen again from cop car parked overnight in Orange

More guns are in criminal hands after a thief broke into a Winter Park police car this week in Hunter's Creek. The thefts are part of a pattern involving Central Florida law-enforcement officers who have left loaded weapons, including a submachine gun, in their cars rather than store them in their homes. The numbers of such thefts remain unknown because police departments and sheriff's offices rarely alert the public when their guns are stolen. The theft Monday night went unreported except for a "Confidential Law Enforcement Only — Officer Safety" alert to local agencies, records show. The Orange County Sheriff's Office sent out the alert Wednesday...

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