Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Charlotte Field Division
Contact: Earl Woodham, PIO Team Leader
For Immediate Release
November 12, 2012
ATF Offers Reward for Gun Store Burglary
At Least 10 Firearms Stolen From Licensed Firearms Dealer
Up to $5,000 Reward
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC — Wayne L. Dixie, Special Agent in Charge of the Charlotte Field Division, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), has announced a reward of up to $5000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for the burglary and firearms thefts from the Guns and Gold Trading Post, a federally licensed firearms dealer in North Charleston, South Carolina.
On November 1, 2012, three persons crashed a motor vehicle into the front of the Guns and Gold Trading Post, 8983 University Blvd., North Charleston, South Carolina, and stole at least ten firearms from the business.
This burglary and firearms theft is being investigated by ATF and the North Charleston Police Department.
Anyone with information about this crime may report it to the:
ATF Charleston Field Office: (843) 763–3683
ATF Gun Hotline: (800) ATF GUNS (800) 283–4867
Crime Stoppers of the Low Country: (843) 554-1111
All information will be treated confidentially and the callers will remain anonymous if they request.
ATF is the federal agency with jurisdiction for investigating federal firearms violations and regulating the firearms industry. More information on ATF and its programs can be found at www.atf.gov.