Pickup truck loaded with police gear, including gun, stolen in Pasadena

PASADENA >> Police are seeking a pickup truck belonging to a reserve police officer, which containing a handgun, ammunition, body armor and other equipment, that was stolen in Pasadena on Wednesday, officials said.
The truck theft took place between 4:15 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. in the 1100 block of Rosemont Avenue, Pasadena police officials said in a written statement.
The vehicle, owned by a Pasadena Police Department reserve police officer, contained a semi-automatic handgun and other law enforcement equipment, to include a duty belt (no radio), ballistic helmet, ballistic vest, gas mask and ammunition,” according to the statement.
Police described the missing truck as a white, 2000 Ford F-250 crew cab pickup truck with a matching camper shell and California license plate number 6J54905.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pasadena Police Department at 626-744-4241. Tips may also be submitted anonymously to L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

PHOTO courtesy of the Pasadena Police Department

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