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UPDATE: Man arrested in burglary of shooting academy in Temple

Esteban Allan Aguilar was taken into custody Friday, May 15 in Terry County
Credit: Temple PD

TEMPLE, Texas — UPDATE: Esteban Allan Aguilar was arrested by the Terry County Sheriff's Office on Friday, May 15.

Aguilar was wanted in connection with a burglary of 30 guns from the Hawkeye Shooting Academy in Temple. No additional details were made available.

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Temple police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) are searching for information regarding the April 5 burglary of 30 firearms from Hawkeye Shooting Academy in Temple. 

18-year-old Esteban Allan Aguilar was named as a suspect by TPD. Aguilar is approximately 5 foot 9 inches tall and weights 170 pounds. He has several tattoos on his face. 

Credit: Temple PD

The ATF is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification and or arrest of those responsible.

On April 5 between 11 p.m. and 1 a.m., at least three suspects broke into Hawkeye Shooting Academy. The suspects stole 30 firearms from the display racks. The suspects are described as slim males, approximately 18-years-old. 

"Recovering these firearms quickly before additional crimes are committed remains a top priority for ATF," Fred Milanowski, ATF Houston Field Division Special Agent in Charge.

Anyone with information about this crime should contact the ATF at 1-888-ATF-TIPS Information can also be sent to ATFTips at atf.gov, through ATF's website at www.atf.gov/contract/atftips. 

Tips can be submitted anonymously using the Reportit app, or by visiting the website. 

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