The missing firearm has been located. The Watertown Police Department appreciates the assistance of the citizens of Watertown and their willingness to help keep our community a safe place to live, work, and raise a family.
The Watertown Police Department is requesting assistance in locating a missing firearm that was reported stolen on 10/28/2014. As a result of the investigation, information was obtained that the suspect disposed of a .380 caliber handgun in a motor vehicle somewhere in Southeast Watertown.
The suspect narrowed the search area to East of Hwy 81 and South of 1st Ave NE. If you live in this area, please check your vehicles and property for the missing handgun. It is possible the firearm is tucked underneath the seat of a motor vehicle. The firearm is presumed loaded.
If found, please DO NOT touch and contact the Watertown Police Department immediately. Law Enforcement will render the firearm safe and collect as evidence.