Montana: ATF Offers Reward in Gun Store Burglary of Ponderosa Arms

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

Helena, MT. – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), in conjunction with the Mineral County Sheriff’s Office are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the theft of firearms from Ponderosa Arms, a federal firearms licensee (FFL).

On January 26th, 2021 Ponderosa Arms, located at 14 Lobo Loop, Suite B, St. Regis, Montana was burglarized where 10 firearms were reported stolen to the Mineral County Sheriff’s Office.  ATF Industry Operations Investigators responded to the FFL and conducted an inventory to determine the exact number of firearms stolen.

Anyone with information about these crimes should contact ATF at ATF-TIPS (1-888-283-8477) or the Mineral County Sheriff’s Office at (406)822-3555.

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.



Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ( ATF )Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

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
7 months ago

So tell me again how serial numbers on guns prevent crime other that they’re stolen?

StreetSweeper
StreetSweeper
7 months ago

I hope you catch them, a photo from the security cam would be helpful.

musicman44mag
musicman44mag
7 months ago

Looks like it’s time for armed guards doing the night shift since it would be to time consuming and costly to have a safe big enough to handle all the inventory and move it in and out on a daily basis. The first rule Shall be and will be posted on the door. This premises is guarded by armed guards with orders to shoot to kill anyone entering or attempting to enter the premises without proper authorization. I would be willing to pay a few more bucks for my ammo and guns or parts. We pay armed guards to protect… Read more »

Last edited 7 months ago by musicman44mag