Odessa PD urges gun owners to to record serial numbers

Odessa PD urges gun owners to to record serial numbers
Odessa Police Department (Source: KWES)

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - The Odessa Police Department is advising gun owners to write down their firearm's serial numbers in order to make it easier to recover them if they get stolen.

According to Odessa Police Department Public Information Officer Steve LeSueur, so far in 2016 a total of 180 firearms have been reported stolen in Odessa. This number includes 143 handguns and 37 rifles. 

For the entire year of 2015, a total of 308 firearms were reported stolen in Odessa, 234 handguns & 74 rifles. 

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