“The raid started Friday night, according to SLED. It’s reportedly part of an ongoing investigation involving multiple jurisdictions that could have ties to counties in North Carolina as well. Sheriffs from other jurisdictions were there as well as SLED and ATF. ‘None of us have ever seen anything anywhere close to this,’ (Chesterfield, SC County Sheriff Jay) Brooks said. ‘No telling how many break-ins this will held wrap up.'” And what did all that LEO power find when they exercised a search warrant on Brent Nicholson? . . .
According to wbtv.com,
Deputies estimate that they’ve seized between 7,000 and 10,000 stolen guns from a house and warehouse near Pageland. …
When asked what Nicholson was doing with so many guns, Brooks said, “(he) looks like a gun hoarder to be honest with you.” Deputies have found no evidence that he ever sold any of the guns.
“You know he just had 7,000 guns,” Brooks said. “99.9 percent are hunting rifles and shot guns.”
So Nicholson was really just an underfunded avid collector. If you’re in the southeast and had a long gun stolen, you might wan to check with the Chesterfield County Sheriff. They may have some good news for you.