ATF Announces $5,000 Reward in Gun Theft

Sep 12, 2011, 15:30 ET from Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ATF is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the theft of firearms from Fletcher Arms, Waukesha, Wis., announced Special Agent in Charge Bernard J. Zapor of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) St. Paul Field Division.

Approximately 30 firearms were stolen in a Sept. 2 burglary from Fletcher Arms, a federally licensed firearms dealer.

ATF and the Waukesha Police Department are investigating the theft.

"We are asking for the public's help to recover these firearms and bring the person or persons responsible for this crime to justice," said Zapor.

Any information regarding this burglary should be reported to ATF at 1 (800) ATF-GUNS (800-283-4867) or Waukesha Police Department at (262) 524-3814.

More information about ATF and its programs is available at www.atf.gov

Contact: Special Agent Robert Schmidt, PIO-ATF
Office (651) 726-0316

SOURCE Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives



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