Carter County

Two arrested in connection with gun store burglary

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. - The Carter County Sheriff's Office says they have arrested two suspects in connection with a gun store burglary in Elizabethton.

Two weeks ago, the owner of Blue Spring Gun Shop reported more than 47 guns and ammunition were stolen from the store.

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes tells News 5 deputies recovered 46 of those guns and arrested 2 suspects during an undercover operation late Friday night.

No other information is being released but Mathes says a press conference about the case is scheduled for Monday morning at 10 AM at the Carter County Court House.

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