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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Reward Notice

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Contact: Nicole Strong, ATF Public Information Officer

$11,000 Reward Offered for Information on Spring Guns and Ammo Firearms Burglary

Spring, Texas – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, and Montgomery County Crime Stoppers have announced a reward of up to $11,000 for information leading to the arrest of suspects responsible for burglarizing Spring Guns and Ammo, located at 26115 North Freeway, Spring, Texas 77388.


Two males entered Spring Guns and Ammo on January 22 at 3:20 a.m., while the store was closed, and stole approximately 40 firearms, both handguns and long guns. Suspect 1 is described as a white male, 35-45 years of age, medium to heavy build with a balding head and thin facial hair, wearing a dark colored hoody.


Suspect 2 is described as a black male, 30-40 years of age, medium build with a balding head and short haircut, wearing a gray to light colored hoody.


Suspect 3 has an unknown description and drove a dark colored SUV with a roof rack, possibly a GMC Acadia, in which all the suspects fled the scene.


“ATF is working with all of our partners to recover these firearms quickly and apprehend those responsible,” said ATF Houston Field Division Special Agent in Charge Fred Milanowski.


Anyone with any information about this crime should contact Montgomery County CrimeStoppers at 1-800-392-STOP or use the FREE app “P3TIPS”. Please refer to case

 # 18A020210


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