CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46) - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has arrested a convicted felon after they discovered six firearms inside his home, five of which were stolen.
At 8:08 p.m. Wednesday, August 2, officers responded to Curtis Robinson's home to conduct a probation visit in the 4700 block of Old Lantern Way.
During their initial search, officers located ammo and several firearms. As the search continued, officers located four additional firearms, totaling a grand total of six.
After checking the serial numbers on the firearms, CMPD officers determined that they had recovered a weapon which was stolen during a larceny from Auto on Reddman Road, three weapons that were stolen during a residential breaking and entering on Cedarwood Lane and a pistol that was stolen during a commercial breaking and entering that occurred at Aim & Defend in Gastonia.
Five out of the six firearms located in the residence were confirmed stolen, police said.
Officers found these weapons in Mr. Robinson's home. pic.twitter.com/du99GoYXCF— CMPD News (@CMPD) August 3, 2017
Robinson is charged with five counts of possession of a stolen firearm and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and transferred to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office.
The investigations are ongoing and detectives said they plan to review similar cases to determine if they are related.