Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
St. Paul Field Division
At The Frontline Against Violent Crime
For Immediate Release
March 9, 2009
Contact: Special Agent Michael Hoffman, PIO
Office: (818) 265-2507
Cell: (213) 925-4547
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)
Spearfish Police Department at (605) 642-1300
More information about ATF and its programs is available at www.atf.gov.