March 1, 2013
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext 247
Oregon State Police (OSP) and La Grande Police Department is asking for the public's help related to the theft of a firearm from an OSP patrol car parked at a trooper's home in La Grande.
Between 4:30 p.m., February 28, and 8:30 a.m., March 1, 2013, an unknown person broke into an OSP patrol car parked off street outside a trooper's residence and stole a Colt M16A1 semi-automatic rifle. The firearm was in a mounted locked bracket when it was stolen.
Anyone with information to help regarding this investigation is asked to call OSP Southern Command Center at (541) 963-7174 or La Grande Police Department.