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Man turns himself in after stealing 26 firearms from pawn shop

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Posted at 8:22 AM, Sep 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-26 10:34:04-04

Copperas Cove police have arrested a man after 26 firearms were stolen from Kwik Cash Pawn. 

Police identified the suspect as 22-year-old Christwell Mathes Jr. He has been charged with burglary of a building and theft of a firearm. 

Mathes turned himself in to the Copperas Cove Police Department on Sept. 22. 

On Sept. 3 around 10:09 p.m., Mathes forcibly entered the Kwik Cash Pawn shop at 401 W. Business Hwy 190 and stole 26 firearms before fleeing the scene.

Mathes received a $15,000 bond for each charge. 

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