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Officials investigate after recovering over 21 stolen weapons

Van Buren County deputies conducted an investigation after items were reported stolen from a residence in Antwerp Township.

The items were taken from a home in the 600 block of County Road 665

A 51-year-old female suspect from the Lawton area was identified by deputies in the incident.

After some additional investigation, deputies were led to the 32000 block of 72nd Avenue where they found stolen property being concealed.

The stolen property included firearms, over 1,000 rounds of miscellaneous ammunition, a large knife collection, and more stolen property. 

No arrests have been made and the incident remains under investigation. 

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office, Crime Stoppers, or their local police department.  

Mobile phone users and online users can provide anonymous crime tips to the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office by sending a text message to “CRIMES” (274637) with the keyword VBCTIP.

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