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HARLAN, Ky — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and Kentucky State Police Post 10 issue this public safety advisory. In Harlan County, Kentucky, there have been three confirmed incidents of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) being hidden inside trail cameras, which exploded and injured people.  An operation was conducted and nine IEDs were located and dismantled.  Other devices, however, may still exist.

Tampa, Florida – U.S. District Judge Charlene Edwards Honeywell yesterday sentenced Joshua Anthony Rivera (29, Orlando) to 46 years in federal prison for interfering with interstate commerce by robbery, brandishing a short-barreled shotgun in the course of committing those robberies, and possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. Rivera was found guilty by a jury on March 10, 2016.

Robbers Stole Gold Rolex Watches Valued at More Than $700,000

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Charlie Patterson, the Acting Special Agent in Charge of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (“ATF”), and William Bratton, the Police Commissioner of the City of New York (“NYPD”), announced the arrest of Christopher Mulligan on charges of robbery conspiracy, robbery, and a firearms offense.  Mulliganwas arrested yesterday in Stockton, California, and will be presented later today in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.

DENVER – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Denver Police Department are seeking the identities and whereabouts of two women wanted for questioning in an unsolved attempted homicide in May 2016. The women were driving a small black sedan, possibly a Toyota Yaris or similar vehicle. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Denver’s Crime Gun Intelligence Center at 303-575-7694. Photos of the women are below.

MILWAUKEE — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has offered a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any of several commercial fires set during the overnight hours of Aug. 13 and Aug. 14, 2016, in Milwaukee. 

The ATF National Response Team (NRT) will be on scene in Milwaukee to provide additional expertise in determining the cause and origin of these fires. 

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