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Two sought in connection with Ellabell gun shop burglary
Colby Southerland (left) and Brandon Beasley.

The Bryan County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two men in connection with the burglary of an Ellabell gun shop. 

The men, Brandon Beasley and Colby Southerland, are wanted for the April 22, 2020 burglary of Cleve’s Gun Shop.  

Beasley and Southerland were indicted by a federal grand jury in February along with three other men, following a joint investigation led by BCSO and the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, according to a press release from BCSO. 

Also indicted were Johnny Cason, Michael Warnell and Adam Webster. The five men face various charges related to the unlawful possession and purchase of firearms, authorities said. 

Webster was also indicted for Possession with the Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime. 
On February 18, Cason and Warnell were arrested at residences in Ellabell. Webster was in custody.   

Beasley and Southerland are wanted and are at large.  Anyone with information about the burglary or the whereabouts of Beasley or Southerland are encouraged to contact the Bryan County Sheriff’s Office or Crime Stoppers at 912-2234-2020. 

 The GBI, Georgia State Patrol and the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the arrests.  

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