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    Leesburg Police seek help in identifying stolen FBI equipment

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    Alexander Cowden

    Leesburg detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying military equipment recovered during a search of a Plaza Street NE home earlier this month.

    The investigation began Nov. 6 after police searched the home of 25-year-old Alexander Cowden, who reportedly fired shots at a tow truck driver earlier that day.

    Cowden eventually turned himself in to police on Nov. 7 and is charged with removing a serial number from a firearm, a class I misdemeanor, and possession of a stolen firearm.
    No one was injured during the shooting.

    Subsequently, detectives searched Cowden’s home and recovered military equipment, including a Helmet 2, body armor and other stolen FBI property.

    Detectives are looking for anyone who may be able to identify where the equipment came from.

    The interior of Helmet 2 has a piece of green duct tape on the top with “B06271” written on it. Most of the labels on the body armor were removed, but the remaining labels list the following: NSN: 8470-01-497-####, Lot No: 12, Serial No: 724721, Date of MFG: 7-06. The patch on the vest cover was identified as a silencer company symbol.

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    Anyone with information regarding the origin of these items should contact Detective Thompson at 703-771-4550 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) .Those wishing to remain anonymous can call the Leesburg Police Crime Line at 703-443-TIPS or use TIPSUBMIT. Go to the Leesburg Police Department website for more information on how to use TIPSUBMIT.

    Comments

    Umm, they may have better luck seeking help from military.
    I’m no detective though.

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