Monte Vista Police Department Media Release
MONTE VISTA- On Sunday, July 28 at approximately 2:30 a.m., Monte Vista Police Officers were dispatched to Big R for a burglary alarm. Upon arrival officers discovered that someone had forced entry into the business with an axe. The suspect was no longer on scene when officers began their investigation. Security footage captured a man, armed with the axe, using brute force to gain entry into the firearms display. A total of six Walther and Ruger handguns were stolen before the suspect fled the scene. At this time the Monte Vista Police Department is searching for 35-year-old Richard White for questioning. Anyone with information about the crime or the whereabouts of White is encouraged to contact local law enforcement at 719-852-5111 or SLV Crime Stoppers at 719-589-4111.