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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

For Immediate Release

March 9, 2009

www.atf.gov

Contact: Special Agent Michael Hoffman, PIO

Office: (818) 265-2507

Cell: (213) 925-4547

michael.hoffman@atf.gov

ATF Announces $10,000 Reward in Gun Theft

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Special Agent in Charge Bernard J. Zapor of the St. Paul Field Division, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), today announced that ATF is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the theft of firearms that occurred at Alpha Title & Pawn in Spearfish, S.D.

The burglary occurred on Feb. 22, 2009. There were approximately 15 firearms taken. Alpha Title & Pawn is a federally licensed firearms dealer.

ATF and the Spearfish 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 (1-800-283-4867)
or
Spearfish Police Department at (605) 642-1300

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

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