ORLANDO, Florida — Walt Disney World is famous for its Magic Kingdom, but now guests at the popular Florida resort are reporting their guns magically vanishing.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is now investigating two separate weapons going missing within two days of each other.
One case involves Marshall Fox of Texas, who, upon returning home from vacationing at Disney, found his .45 caliber semi-automatic gun mysteriously gone from its case that was locked in the glove compartment. Interestingly, the thief left a stapler in its place inside the gun case.
Fox, 56, feared his $500 weapon had been stolen when he had a valet park his pickup truck at the Animal Kingdom Lodge Resort in mid-June, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
In the second case, Kristoffer Lumby of Missouri had a six-day whirlwind trip at all four Disney World parks, and told police he last remembered seeing his gun in the parking lot at the Magic Kingdom.
He “asked if the Orange County Sheriff’s Office had recovered any lost firearms from theme park parking lots in the last week,” the sheriff’s report said.
Lumby, 35, noted it’s possible his Glock pistol fell out of the door pocket as he was helping his five children go to the park.
“I put it away and didn’t even think about it,” Lumby told the Sentinel. “It wasn’t until we were leaving, I realized it was gone.”
Both patrons indicated they were seeking to press criminal charges, should anyone ever be arrested.
Disney refused comment, citing the ongoing law-enforcement probe, but noted its policy prohibits “firearms, ammunition, knives and weapons of any kind” at the resort.
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