Weapons, ammo taken in weekend break-in at Fairfield business

FAIRFIELD, Ill. — Authorities say an undisclosed number of firearms and ammunition were taken during a weekend break-in at a Fairfield business.

Illinois State Police are investigating the break-in at Barnard’s Bait Shop, with the ISP Crime Scene Unit spending a majority of the day Sunday gathering evidence from the scene and questioning possible witnesses.

Anyone with information about the break-in, or the weapons is asked to contact the Wayne County Crimestoppers Hotline at 618-842-9777.