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City of Poughkeepsie Police Department

Stolen Handgun Recovered

On Thursday, May 23, at approximately 12:55 p.m., City of Poughkeepsie Police officers responded to an address on Gifford Avenue for a report of two suspicious males on the caller’s property. The subjects were gone upon police arrival but further investigation determined that the two males had jumped a fence and told the property owner that they were looking for something. Officers checked the area and located a handgun and ski mask hidden under a bucket. The handgun had been reported stolen out of Wappingers Falls. This is the 21st firearm recovered by city police this year.

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Date: 3:43:46 PM 05/24/2013 CDT

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Contact Phone: (845) 451-4000 Contact Phone: (845) 451-7577


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