12 guns stolen from UPS truck in Memphis

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Twelve guns were stolen out of a locked UPS truck in Memphis, according to Memphis Police Department.

The theft happened November 5 at the UPS facility on East Brooks Road. ATF began investigating the theft immediately. Twenty-five days later, UPS reported the theft to MPD.

The total value of the guns stolen was $6,888. Police reports show that at least some of those guns have been located.

Using surveillance video, MPD identified seven suspects in the theft. All of them were temporary employees hired to clean the facility.

Five of those suspects have been arrested and charged. Two remain at large.

MPD said it needs help locating Marcus Bates (left) and Jocques Williams (right).

If you know where these men are, call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

UPS released the following statement about the theft:

"UPS works closely with local, state and national law enforcement authorities. We do not comment on open investigations."

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