Chattanooga, TN – According to the Chattanooga Police Department, this incident occurred on Wednesday.

Chattanooga Police Department officers responded to the location after a neighbor advised that several men were attempting to break into a vehicle.

The responding officers located two stolen vehicles and a discarded stolen firearm near the residence.

Police obtained a search and seizure warrant and the following items were recovered:

  • Ruger 57 pistol with a loaded magazine (Stolen)
  • Ruger SR9C pistol with a loaded magazine (Stolen)
  • Springfield XD 45 pistol with a loaded magazine
  • Glock 22.40 pistol with a loaded magazine
  • Century Arms .308 Rifle with a loaded magazine (Stolen)
  • Three additional loaded .308 magazines
  • 1.26 grams of suspected powder fentanyl
  • 1.21 grams of blue pills, suspected fentanyl
  • Five suspected stolen vehicle key fobs- Jeep, General Motors, Mercedes, Audi, and BMW

After being processed by Gun Team investigators, 3 of the firearms were found to have been used in various gun crimes in the city.

All of those investigations are pending, CPD officials said.