North Carolina authorities arrested a Fort Bragg soldier accused of breaking into a gun store and stealing more than $68,000 worth of guns early Monday, WRAL.com reported.

Detectives with the Cumberland County sheriff’s office say William David Devane, 28, forced his way into the store, called Gun Plus, where he stole nine semi-automatic rifles, seven semi-automatic handguns, ammunition, gun sights and several weapon magazines, according to the station.

Devane was apprehended after police found him hiding next door to the store in Spring Lake.

Devane is being held in the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $50,000 secured bond, the station reported. He is expected to make his first court appearance Tuesday.

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