PITTSBURGH -- Police are pointing at two exhibition workers in the theft of two massive sets of elk antlers following the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Pittsburgh.
Investigators say 46-year-old Gary Felts and 44-year-old Stephen Lee abducted the antlers Sunday night while a vendor at the convention center waited to load a truck.
Police say the vendor reported the theft and the men were detained on a sidewalk outside with the antlers, valued at more than $500,000.
Felts, of Joppa, Md.; and Lee, of Cumberland, Md.; were charged with theft and conspiracy and released on $5,000 bail. Phone listings for both men are disconnected. Police say they work for a Maryland-based expo company.
The antlers were returned to the Rexburg, Idaho-based exhibitor.