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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

For Immediate Release

May 16, 2013

Contact: David Riddleberger, Supervisor
(704) 716-1060

Contact: Earl Woodham, PIO-ATF
(704) 716-1843

ATF Offers $5,000 Reward for Gun Store Burglary

Nineteen Firearms Taken in Burglary of Licensed Firearms Dealer

RALEIGH, N.C. – Wayne L. Dixie, Jr., Special Agent in Charge of the Charlotte Field Division, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), has announced a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the burglary of Eagle 1 Law Enforcement Supply, Inc., 4410 Craftsman Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina. This business is a federally licensed firearms dealer.

On May 11, 2013, unknown persons broke into Eagle 1 in the early morning hours and stole nineteen firearms. The burglary of this gun shop is being investigated by ATF and the Raleigh Police Department.

Anyone with information about this crime may report it to the:

ATF Raleigh Field Office: (704) 716-1060
ATF Gun Hotline: (800) ATF GUNS - (800) 283-4867
Raleigh Police Department: (919) 834 - 4357 (HELP)

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