Keokuk man arrested following firearm theft from pawn shop

Keokuk, IA (WGEM) — Assistant Chief of Police Jay Whitaker of the Keokuk Police Department has reported the arrest of a Keokuk man for theft and trafficking stolen firearms.

Whitaker stated that Elijah Burris, 25, was arrested following the investigation of the theft of a firearm from a Keokuk pawn shop.

Whitaker stated that Burris was charged with;

  • Warrant for Trafficking Stolen Firearms, a Class D Felony.
  • Warrant for Theft 4th Degree, a Serious Misdemeanor.

If convicted of all charges, Burris faces up to six years in a state correctional facility. This investigation remains active.

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