ATF Offers $8,000 Reward in Texas Gun Store Burglary

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ATF Offers $8,000 Reward in Texas Gun Store Burglary
ATF Offers $8,000 Reward in Texas Gun Store Burglary

Houston – -(Ammoland.com)- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is announcing a reward of up to $8,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects responsible for the theft of firearms of Atwood’s Ranch & Home, a Federal Firearms Licensee, located at 4501 I‐35, Lacy Lakeview, Texas 76705.

In the late‐night hours of February 3rd, or early morning of February 4th, 2022, four unidentified suspects broke into Atwood’s Ranch & Home, stealing 69 firearms. The Lacy Lakeview Police Department and ATF’s Waco Field Office are investigating.

Pictures of the suspects are attached. Descriptions of the suspects are as follows:

  • One black male wearing a black and blue plaid hat, leather black jacket.
  • One male wearing a dark navy hoodie, red undershirt or underwear.
  • One male dressed in black with a black baseball cap that has either a gray, brown or camo pattern on the cap bill.
  • One male dressed in black, wearing yellow work gloves.

“ATF is committed to working with our law enforcement partners to apprehend the suspects responsible for this crime before they commit any more crimes,” said ATF Houston Field Division Special Agent in Charge Fred Milanowski.

Anyone with any information about this crime should contact ATF at 1‐888‐ATF‐TIPS. Information can also be sent to [email protected] , or through ATF’s website at www.atf.gov/contact/atftips. Tips can also be submitted anonymously using the Reportit® app, available from both Google Play and the Apple App store, or by visiting www.reportit.com.

ATF works closely with members of the firearms industry to curb the criminal acquisition and misuse of firearms. 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 is the federal law enforcement agency responsible for investigating violations of 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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Stag

As much as I detest thieves, the last thing I would do is report one to a bunch of rights violating thugs who have a history of assaulting, extorting, kidnapping, and even murdering innocent people who exercise their rights.

Laddyboy

IE! WACO — Ruby Ridge – ASSASSINATION of an UNARMED American on a highway during winter — at an Outdoor song festival!

GomeznSA

Stag – if ya did happen to find out who the bandits are (no not the bats – the thieves – oops might have just gotten redundant) you could always call the local LEOs (anonymously) and let them make the catch.

Rock

The now “normal” 13% shopping spree. Haven’t had a BULLS**T riot lately to burn/loot shop, so this is the new night out shopping.
Where is Paul Kersey when you need him ?????
Probably Holders sons….

uncle dudley

You would think that a business who sells firearms knows that there are plenty of thieves out to steal guns, that they would have an alarm system on the building, yet it was never mentioned in the story.
As for the ATF offering a measly $8000 reward, there was talk of giving $450,000 to families of illegals who were separated from their kids when they came into the country illegally, c’mon man.

gregs

What happened to the all powerful government agency batfe? Why just yesterday they claimed they took a bomber off the streets and kept us safe. Why can’t they do their own investigation and catch these guys, why do they need publics help? Just shows you how helpful they really are, NOT!

Wild Bill

Excellent observations!

linkman

Not the ATF’s fault nor the gun store’s, but those pictures are nearly useless. The only ones that could come anywhere close to identifying them from those would be close acquaintances or family.

musicman44mag

It sickens me how little money is offered for help from the public and how it always relies on a conviction. How about most people don’t want to incur the rath of a gang and won’t say jack for 8,000 lousy bucks. Make it 50,000 and I am sure you will have people (other gang members family members) jumping up to collect. We have the same crap here. Our DFG offers a mere pittance for people providing information for these sick jerks that kill thrill our elk and deer and sometimes steal the antlers. We should do it for free,… Read more »