|Detective Matt Helms recovers firearm stolen in Wakulla County in 1993|
On May 6, Detective Matt Helms recovered a firearm stolen from Wakulla County in 1993. A Special Agent for the United States Secret Service revealed that a search warrant was executed at a Tallahassee residence on March 8, 2013 and the firearm was recovered.
Once the firearm was recovered a computer background check revealed that the .44 caliber revolver was stolen from the Triangle Pawn Shop in Crawfordville and Otho Leroy Lyles on Feb. 15, 1993.
The individual who was in possession of the Lyles weapon prior to the execution of the search warrant was found to be deceased.
The firearm was placed into WCSO Evidence and Lyles was contacted about picking up the weapon due to the case being closed and the suspects sentenced.