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Kansas City, Kan., Man Sentenced For Stealing Guns from Pawn Shop

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Kansas

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A Kansas City, Kan., man was sentenced Wednesday to 51months in federal prison for stealing 14 guns from a pawn shop, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.

Angel D. Mora, 20, Kansas City, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of stealing guns from a licensed firearms dealer. At a sentencing hearing, a prosecutor said Mora and accomplices broke into Joe’s Pawn and Gun in Kansas City, Kan. They took seven rifles, five shotguns and two handguns. When police arrived during the burglary, Mora fled on foot. Investigators found him hiding along a creek bed and arrested him.

McAllister commended the Kansas City, Kan., Police Department, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Assistant U.S. Attorney David Zabel for their work on the case. The was prosecuted under the U.S. Justice Department’s Project Safe Neighborhood initiative.

Updated October 25, 2018

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