BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Gwynn Oak man was sentenced to over seven years in prison for a federal charge of firearm theft in connection with a burglary at a Halethorpe gun shop.
Byron Keith Goines, 25, was sentenced to 90 months for the theft of firearms from a federal firearms licensee’s inventoryREAD MORE: Where's Marty? Celebrating 'Top Gun: Maverick' With The Glenn L. Martin Aviation Museum
According to his plea agreement, the burglary happened around 1 a.m. on January 21, 2019, at a gun shop on Hollins Ferry Road in Halethorpe.READ MORE: Marylanders Can Now Add Their Driver's License To Apple Wallet
Police found Goines had cut a hole in the roof above the store’s vault and taken multiple guns. He was arrested while hiding in a nearby warehouse.
Goines reportedly had disabled one of the building’s cameras but was caught on neighboring businesses’ security systems and a camera inside the vault.MORE NEWS: State Won't Prosecute Baltimore Officers Who Shot, Killed Armed Man Near Inner Harbor Last Year
Police identified him based on a tattoo and the shoes he was wearing at the time.