Arrest in Quincy Firearm Store Burglaries
A Quincy man is in custody following a burglary in progress call early Thursday morning.
Quincy Police were called at 2:32 a-m to Prevailing Arms at 510 South 8th. On arrival, officers found evidence of forced entry to the building. The located 18 year old Darion Simms exiting the building and Simms was taken into custody following a brief struggle. During the investigation... detectives learned that Simms was involved in two previous burglaries at the same business. The investigation also included use of a search warrant in the St. Louis area where one of the firearms from a previous burglary was found. Simms is in the Adams County Jail pending a court date on charges of burglary to a business, resisting/obstructing a peace officer and aggravated battery to a police officer.