Thief drives into Cross Plains gun shop, steals multiple firearms, sheriff says

Guns were stolen from a Dane County business early Friday after the thief drove a stolen car into the store, officials said.

Dane County sheriff’s spokeswoman Elise Schaffer said deputies responded at 3:38 a.m. to PT Firearms on Glaciers Edge Square in Cross Plains.

Schaffer said the burglars backed a stolen 2004 Mercury Grand Marquis through the front of the store, smashed displays and stole multiple firearms.

The suspects were seen running from the store, leaving the stolen vehicle behind, according to a news release. Verona police responded to the shop with a K-9 to track the burglars, but no one was found.

Sheriff’s office detectives, along with Cross Plains police, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and crime scene investigators are continuing to process the scene for evidence.

Anyone who witnessed the burglary or has information related to the crime is asked to call the Dane County tip line at 608-284-6900 or Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 608-266-6014.

Thief drives into Cross Plains gun shop, steals multiple firearms, sheriff says Thief drives into Cross Plains gun shop, steals multiple firearms, sheriff says