Bellevue man accused of stealing military-style firearms

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SEATTLE (AP) — A Bellevue man has been accused of stealing military-style firearms, body armor, silencers, ammunition and tactical gear from a Seattle storage facility.

The Seattle Times reports that the 38-year-old man is being held at the King County Jail in lieu of $400,000 bail He was charged Tuesday with burglary, theft of a firearm, possessing a stolen firearm and possessing stolen property.

Court documents show that the man was arrested Friday after police were alerted to a possible break-in at the storage facility. The person who reported the incident said there had been a previous break-in last month where firearms were stolen.

Among the items stolen were 17 firearms, knives, silencers, ammunition, military-style tactical gear, a Rolex watch and high-end camera gear.