WAXAHACHIE— Waxahachie Police Detectives arrested Red Oak resident Cameron Dwayne Lang-Moore, 17, on Monday. Lang-Moore is the eighth suspected taken into custody by police in connection with the Shooter’s Edge gun store robbery that took place on July 10.
Waxahachie Police Lt. Todd Woodruff said Lang-Moore is charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle: criminal attempt, which is a class A misdemeanor.
“Police received information that he (along with several others) was present during the attempted theft of a heavy-duty pickup truck at the Waxahachie Walmart on July 8. A heavy-duty truck stolen out of Mesquite was eventually used in the burglary to ram a hole in the store’s exterior wall,” Woodruff said. “Our detectives have information that some of the persons present at the vehicle theft attempt at Walmart were also present during the subsequent gun store burglary. At this time Lang-Moore is only charged with the attempted unauthorized use of a vehicle.”
Woodruff said that at this time, Lang-Moore is not alleged to have been present at the actual burglary of the gun store.
According to a previous WDL article, 17 guns were stolen from Shooter’s Edge, owned by former Waxahachie Police Chief Chuck Edge. Only three of the handguns stolen during the heist have been recovered thus far in the investigation, Woodruff previously said.
“The suspects used a stolen red Ford F250 truck to ram a hole in an exterior wall. The suspects quickly entered and stole several firearms, then left the scene in a white Ford dual cab pickup. We believe there were about seven suspects involved. Some of the suspects wore masks,” stated Woodruff, who is head of the department’s criminal investigation unit. “The red truck was left near the scene, and it was gone over [July 10] by an Ellis County Sheriff’s Physical Evidence technician.”
Preliminary information released by the ATF indicated that 12 handguns, three AR style high-powered rifles, one AK-style high power rifle and one shotgun were stolen.
No cash was taken, according to an ATF press release.
According to a press release from the ATF, the initial investigation revealed the suspects utilized a stolen pickup truck from Mesquite.
The Waxahachie Police Department has since recovered the red Ford F-250.
Before Lang-Moore arrest, law enforcement has arrested seven other suspects in connection with this offense.
Dallas Police arrested Dallas resident, Deauntre Dominique Jones, 17, and a 16-year-old juvenile on July 26. Both charged with engaging in organized criminal activity for the burglary
Xavier Kirvin, 19, of Dallas, was arrested July 15 by ATF, Waxahachie, and Dallas police officers after leaving a residence in Dallas and has been charged with engaging in an organized criminal activity.
Dallas Police then arrested two 17-year-old suspects on July 18 – Ardell Virgillo Cherry and Demarcus Dillard. Cherry and Dillard, both of Dallas, have also been charged with engaging in an organized criminal activity.
ATF and the Waxahachie and Dallas police officers took Devon Deontae Jennings, 17, into custody on July 19 at his Dallas residence on Kirkwood Drive. Jennings has since been charged with engaging in an organized criminal activity.
United States Marshal’s arrested Dallas resident Quvjonzeo McCoy, 17 in Stockton, CA and was taken into custody by Waxahachie Police on Aug. 9. McCoy has been charged with engaging in organized criminal activity and theft of a firearm.
Lang-Moore was arrested at Red Oak High School on Monday and booked into the Wayne McCollum Detention Center at 9:30 p.m. He currently remains in custody as of press time at the detention center.
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