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Police: 5 arrested, charged for gun smuggling

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Posted at 10:11 AM, Sep 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-13 11:11:23-04

BRYAN, TX — Five suspects were arrested after police said they had indictments for their arrest on Thursday.

Bryan police said the department's directed deployment team presented two cases to a Brazos County Grand Jury.

The Grand Jury handed down direct indictments for engaging for organized criminal activity with an underlying offense of theft of a firearm, and for engaging in organized criminal activity with an underlying offense of firearms smuggling.

17-year-old Cody Briscoe, 19-year-old Tony Childs, 18-year-old Tyler Hammond, 21-year-old Reginald Richardson and 17-year-old Willie Dixon were all arrested on Thursday.

The indictments are a result of the cooperation between Bryan and College Station police. They are continuing their efforts to eliminate the theft and distribution of stolen firearms.