2 arrested after guns stolen from Colbert County Sheriff’s Office vehicle

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COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. – Two people are facing charges after a rifle and shotgun were stolen out of a Colbert County Sheriff’s Office vehicle overnight, authorities said Wednesday.

Muscle Shoals Police Chief Clint Reck said Brandon Pryor and a juvenile are facing charges for a series of burglaries overnight in Cottonwood Estates and Nathan Estates, including the theft from the sheriff’s office vehicle on Luanne Street.

An M-16 and a 12 gauge shotgun were taken from the patrol vehicle, the sheriff’s office said. The break-in happened sometime between 6 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.

Reck said at the time the two suspects were arrested, the shotgun was recovered. The M-16 was not recovered.

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