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Posted on: March 11, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Holland Police investigate Burglary at the Bullet Hole

***UPDATE 3/26/21***

Holland Detectives are continuing to investigate this burglary and following up on any leads. In the past couple weeks, detectives have executed 2 different search warrants, during which 2 firearms stolen from the Bullethole were recovered and two individuals were arrested on unrelated charges. An additional firearm which had been reported stolen out of Kent County was also recovered.  

A total of 6 firearms stolen from the Bullet hole have now been recovered.  Three stolen firearms were recovered the day after the burglary,  two during the search warrants and the 6th was recovered in Mecosta county.    

Holland detectives continue to work with the ATF as well as several other local west Michigan agencies.  

**UPDATE 3/12/21 12:10 P.M.**

Three of the firearms which were stolen from Bullet Hole have been recovered through the ongoing investigation. HDPS Detectives are continuing to work with ATF and as well as several other area agencies as the investigation continues. 


**UPDATE 3/11/21 4:00 P.M.**

Detectives have been able to identify a vehicle which the suspects had used to flee the scene after the burglary.   That vehicle, which was another stolen vehicle, was found in Kentwood MI.  Holland Detectives have been working with Kentwood PD as well as the ATF in following up on multiple leads on this case.  At this time the surveillance video will not be released due to the active on-going investigation.   

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March 11, 2021

To: Area Media

From:  Captain Robert Buursma

REF:       Bullet Hole Burglary

The Holland Police are investigating a burglary at the Bullet Hole, 15 Waverly Rd, which occurred during the night.

Shortly before 4:00 a.m., officers of the Holland Department of Public Safety and the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office responded to the store on an alarm.  Arriving units observed a silver Ford SUV partially in the building.  The vehicle had been used to ram the building and gain access into the business.     

Officers checked the interior but the suspects had already fled the scene.  The silver Ford had previously been reported stolen out of Grand Rapids.  An undetermined number of firearms were stolen from the store.

Surveillance video from inside the store shows four subjects who had entered the store after the SUV had rammed through the front of the store.  All were wearing masks, but appear to all be males.  No further description is available at this time.  

Anyone who has information that may help in this investigation is asked to contact the Holland Department of Public Safety at (616) 355-1150 or email investigators at policetips@cityofholland.com.  Persons wishing to remain anonymous may contact Silent Observer by calling 1-877-887-4536, texting OCMTIP and your message to 274637 or you may go online and submit a tip using the online form at www.mosotips.com.

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