RIVERSIDE (CBSLA.com) — A Southland United Parcel Service (UPS) driver was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing dozens of guns going through an Ontario shipping hub and providing them to an associate who sold the weapons in underground transactions, authorities said.
Curtis Hays, 36, of Rancho Cucamonga, faces federal gun trafficking charges after he was arrested without incident by special agents with the ATF, according to U.S. Attorney’s Office spokesperson Thom Mrozek.
The associate who allegedly sold some of the firearms was identified as Dennis Dell White Jr., 35, of Moreno Valley, Mrozek said. White is expected to be summoned to appear in federal court for an arraignment in the coming weeks, according to Mrozek.
The 16-count indictment (PDF) filed on July 23 alleges that Hays stole a series of packages containing guns that were supposed to be delivered to Turner’s Outdoorsman in Rancho Cucamonga.
The indictment also accused Hays of…
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