Man steals gun from North Texas police department

A man in possession of a stolen gun from the North Texas police department was caught and imprisoned on Monday, September 16.

Juan Francisco Sarli, 31, of San Antonio, was pulled over by a Texas Department of Safety trooper for speeding on Interstate 20 at about 10 a.m. After discovering that Sarli had an outstanding warrant in Hill County, police arrested him, prompting a search of his car and the discovery of the .357 calibre Smith & Wesson inside a bag on the car’s backseat.

The gun’s serial number was traced back to the Lewisville Police Department, according to the report. Sarli was held on a $5,000 bond on firearm theft charges. The warrant issued listed no bonds out of Hill County.

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