ATF & NSSF Offer Rewards for Info in Two Gun Store Burglaries

ATF, Humboldt PD, and the Firearms Industry Seek Public’s Help in Firearms Theft From Humboldt Gun and Pawn FFL.

Reward Offered for Information on Stolen Guns
ATF Reward Tips Info Stolen Guns

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. — -(AmmoLand.com)- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) in conjunction with the Humboldt Police Department and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction for those responsible for the theft of firearms from Humboldt Gun and Pawn, a federal firearm licensee (FFL).

On December 2, 2019, Humboldt Gun and Pawn FFL, 712 N 22nd Avenue, Humboldt, was burglarized where approximately 8 firearms were reported stolen to the Humboldt Police Department. ATF Industry Operations Investigators responded to the FFL and are in the process of conducting an inventory to determine the exact number of firearms stolen.

ATF is offering the reward for the amount of up to $2,500, which will be matched by the NSSF for a total reward of up to $5,000. This reward is part of a larger national cooperative initiative between the NSSF and ATF in which NSSF matches ATF’s reward in cases involving the theft of firearms from federally licensed firearms retailers.

“ATF works closely with members of the firearms industry to curb the criminal acquisition and misuse of firearms. ATF Special Agent in Charge, Marcus Watson said, “ATF’s Crime Gun Intelligence will leverage investigative resources combined with community partnerships to recover the stolen firearms.”

Anyone with information about this crime should contact ATF at (888) ATF-TIPS (1-888-283-8477), the Humboldt Police Department (731) 784-6225.

Information can also be sent to [email protected], through ATF’s website at www.atf.gov/contact/atftips. Tips can be submitted anonymously using the Reportit® app, available from both Google Play and the Apple App store, or by visiting www.reportit.com.

ATF is the lead federal law enforcement agency with jurisdiction involving firearms and violent crimes, and regulates the firearm industry. More information about ATF and its programs is available at www.atf.gov.

Nashville Field Division


ATF, Tuscaloosa Pd, and the Firearms Industry Seek Public’s Help in Firearms Theft From Woods and Water FFL.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — -(AmmoLand.com)- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in conjunction with the Tuscaloosa Police Department and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction for those responsible for the theft of firearms from Woods and Water, a federal firearm licensee (FFL).

On December 17, 2019, Woods and Water FFL, 5101 Summit Ridge, Tuscaloosa, was burglarized where approximately 40 firearms were reported stolen to the Tuscaloosa Police Department. ATF Industry Operations Investigators responded to the FFL and are in the process of conducting an inventory to determine the exact number of firearms stolen.

ATF is offering the reward for the amount of up to $2,500, which will be matched by the NSSF for a total reward of up to $5,000. This reward is part of a larger national cooperative initiative between the NSSF and ATF in which NSSF matches ATF’s reward in cases involving the theft of firearms from federally licensed firearms retailers.

“ATF works closely with members of the firearms industry to curb the criminal acquisition and misuse of firearms. ATF Special Agent in Charge, Marcus Watson said, “ATF’s Crime Gun Intelligence will leverage investigative resources combined with community partnerships to recover the stolen firearms.”

Anyone with information about this crime should contact ATF at (888) ATF-TIPS (1-888-283-8477), or Tuscaloosa County Crime Stoppers (205) 752-7867.

Information can also be sent to [email protected], through ATF’s website at www.atf.gov/contact/atftips. Tips can be submitted anonymously using the Reportit® app, available from both Google Play and the Apple App store, or by visiting www.reportit.com.

ATF is the lead federal law enforcement agency with jurisdiction involving firearms and violent crimes, and regulates the firearm industry. More information about ATF and its programs is available at www.atf.gov.

Nashville Field Division


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ATF is the federal law enforcement agency responsible for investigating violations of the federal firearms and explosives laws and regulations. More information about ATF and its programs can be found at www.atf.gov.

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MICHAEL J
MICHAEL J
1 year ago

It appears that the only time a stolen gun will ever be recovered is when it surfaces in a crime.
It’s only a matter of time. How did these weapons come to be stolen?

Degforyou
Degforyou
1 year ago
Reply to  MICHAEL J

The Tuscaloosa, AL. Woods & Water was broken into and had 1 person in custody, if I remember right. I think there was 80 something stolen from this place. The person here was responsible for another but don’t recollect where i was.

JPM
JPM
1 year ago

Call at your own risk. First thing that will happen is that YOU WILL be investigated and if ATF thinks they have an inkling of making a case against you, since they won’t actually catch the gun store thief, you’ll get a knock at your door and most likely have your residence searched. The rest as they say, is, or will be history; YOURS. DO NOT EVER cooperate, help, assist or even speak with any of the incompetent fools and idiots of the ATF or you will regret it.

Deplorable Bill
Deplorable Bill
1 year ago

Stealing anything is wrong and there is a price that must be paid when you steal. I hope whoever did the stealing gets caught. That being said, the atfe should be disbanded or regulated down to a t. Trust and respect are among the things that must be earned and once that trust and/or respect is lost — or, in this case — thrown away, they are difficult if not impossible to earn back. Forgiven yes but trusted or respected, no. We all know about Ruby Ridge. We all know about Waco. We all know how the atfe and it’s… Read more »

jack mac
jack mac
1 year ago

DB: Enforcement agents do not seek respect, preferring to instill fear.