Mississippi UPS worker charged with stealing guns from shipping terminal

Published 6:18 am Friday, May 10, 2019

A former package truck unloader is accused of taking three guns in Mississippi.

UPS reported the missing guns on March 26 from its Columbus terminal.

WTVA-TV reports the guns were on their way to licensed firearms dealers, but never arrived.

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Lowndes County sheriff’s investigators determined the guns were taken when they got to terminal.

The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Department says 20-year-old Sharquez Cox was stopped Monday and found with two of the stolen guns.

Investigators searched his home and found the third gun.

The sheriff’s department says Cox was a part-time unloader at the UPS terminal, but has since been fired.

It’s unclear if Cox has a lawyer.