ATLANTA, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- Atlanta Police have recovered one of the AR-15 rifles that was stolen from Bass Pro Shop on Sunday night.
In a news release, the Bibb County Sheriff's Office said investigators were notified Wednesday morning that the rifle was recovered during a traffic stop in Atlanta on Tuesday night around 10 p.m.
Three men and a woman were in the silver Toyota Camry where the gun was found. During the stop, officers also found a stolen pistol, a bag of methamphetamine, and marijuana.
The four people who were in the car are 22-year-old Trayvis Gray, 20-year-old Tonisihia Lee, 20-year-old Phillip Kemp, and 24-year-old Eric Stewart all from Atlanta. They are charged with theft by receiving stolen property.
Gray and Stewart are facing drug charges. Kemp is also charged with possession of a firearm by convicted felon.
All four were taken to the Fulton County Jail. Lee has since been released on a $5,000.00 bond, according to jail records.
At this time, authorities do not know if any of the four were involved with the Bass Pro Shop burglary.
Bibb County Sheriff's investigators and Alcohol and Tobacco Firearm agents are working with Atlanta police to help identify the suspects who burglarized Bass Pro, and are assisting in the recovery of the other 16 AR-15 rifles still missing.
Anyone with information is asked to call Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68-CRIME.