Guns stolen in smash-and-grab burglary in Centralia

Police are investigating the theft of several long guns in a smash-and-grab burglary in Centralia.

Centralia Police told WJBD Radio that several long guns were stolen early Sunday morning from a Buchheit’s Store on the west side of Centralia. Police found a front glass window broken in and an unknown number of guns are missing.

A previous gun theft in Centralia ended in a 20-year prison sentence for a man who stole 39 guns and intended to sell them during the Ferguson protests in 2014.

Elizabeth Donald: 618-239-2507, @BNDedonald