Lake Co. Sheriff's Office looks for owners of possible stolen guns


MISSOULA, Mont. - Guns found during a search of a Lake County home are believed to be stolen, and now Lake County officials are trying to find out who they belong to.

The following is a press release from Lake County Sheriff's Office:

The Lake County Sheriff's Office is requesting the assistance of the press and public to aid us in an investigation regarding possibly stolen firearms. A recent drug investigation resulted in a search warrant being executed on a Lake County residence. Numerous guns were located in the residence and some are believed to be stolen.

As is often the case, victims of burglary rarely have their serial numbers for important items such as firearms when they file a theft report. The Sheriff's Office requests that citizen's who were the victim of a firearms theft and recognize any of these weapons or believe they belong to them, please contact Undersheriff, Ben Woods, and identify the firearm by make/model/caliber. He can be reached via email at: