- Associated Press - Friday, November 16, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - Prosecutors say a Texas man has admitted stealing 654 firearms from United Parcel Service trailers in Missouri while en route to Bass Pro Shops.

The U.S. attorney’s office says in a news release that 34-year-old Frank McChriston of Ponder, Texas, pleaded guilty on Friday to stealing in October 2017 the firearms from trailers parked in the UPS freight lot in Springfield, Missouri.

Twenty-seven year old Quinton Haywood of Glenn Heights, Texas, has also pleaded guilty to the same charges.

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Prosecutors say the firearms were in the process of being shipped from Beretta Firearms in Maryland to Bass Pro Shops in Springfield.

A sentencing date has not yet been scheduled.

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