Investigation due to unlawful gun sales results in arrest

Sept. 3, 2020

Investigation due to unlawful gun sales results in arrest

The Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office has announced the CCSO  executed a search warrant at the residence of Olive Harold Tyner on Mount Olivet Church Road in the Patrick area of Chesterfield County on Wednesday, Sept. 2. The  The sheriff’s office conducted an extensive investigation due to unlawful gun sales by Tyner.

Tyner was taken into custody without incident and during the search of his residence, more than 300 guns were seized, along with ammunition.

Tyner is currently in the Chesterfield County Detention Center awaiting bond.  He has charged with two counts of sale of a firearm to a convicted felon.

Sheriff James Dixon encourages the citizens to contact the Sheriff’s Office with any information pertaining to illegal gun sales. A person who is convicted of certain felons is prohibited to purchase, possess or be in proximity of a firearm or ammunition.

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