Arrest made in 2007 Scheels burglary

By:  Newsroom

Another gun stolen from the Lincoln sporting goods store has been found thousands of miles away.

Lincoln police say it was found in Petaluma, California by local police.  Police say 25-year-old Juvencio Madriz–Garcia was arrested for possessing the gun.  In October of 2007, 79 guns were stolen from Scheel's in SouthPointe Pavilions.  LPD says this is the 50th of those guns to be retrieved.

“The weapons have been showing up literally all over the country a lot of them in California,” said Police Sgt. Jeri Roeder.

Roeder says it's the first gun recovered in more than a year.