CLAY COUNTY, Fla. - The Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced four arrests in the shooting death of Clay County Detective David White.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced in a release to the media that 22-year-old Robert Apple II, 21-year-old Christopher Henderson, 19-year-old Curtis "Ping" Dingler and 36-year-old Jack Lemond have been arrested Thursday in connection with the theft and transfer of the gun allegedly used to kill Det. David White in February 2012.
During the investigation it was discovered that the firearm, allegedly used in Det. White's death, was stolen in Jacksonville, in May 2011, according to the release. The weapon was stolen allegedly by Robert Apple then passed through the hands of Henderson, Dingler and Lemond, according to FDLE. Investigators allege, all of the suspects knew the weapon was stolen.
Lemond ultimately provided the weapon to Ted Tilley, a convicted felon, who has been charged in the shooting of Detective Matthew Hanlin and in the shooting death of death of Det. White, FDLE detailed.
Det. White, Det. Hanlin and other members of the Clay County Sheriff's Office were investigating a house on Alligator Boulevard in Middleburg for possible methamphetamine production.
At this point, all four subjects were charged with dealing stolen property and booked into the Clay County Jail.
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