For Immediate Release
$6,000 Reward Offered for Information on Beltway Pawn and Gun Theft
Humble, Texas – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), have announced a reward of up to $6,000 for information leading to the identification and/or arrest of the suspect responsible for the Theft at Beltway Pawn and Gun, located at 11411 N. Sam Houston Parkway W, Suite 138, Humble, Texas.
On January 31, 2019, at approximately 9:10 a.m., a light skinned black male entered the front door of the business while the store was open. Once inside, the suspect asked to see a handgun. When the manager showed him a pistol, he grabbed it out of the manager’s hand and fled the store. The suspect is further described as 6’2”-6’4”, lean build, clean shaven, with short black hair. At the time of the Theft, the suspect was wearing a blue sweatshirt with green lettering, gray plaid pajama pants, and slip on shoes.
“ATF will continue working with licensed gun dealers to assist in recovering their inventory from thieves who prey upon them”, said ATF Houston Field Division Special Agent in Charge Fred Milanowski.
Anyone with any information about this crime should contact ATF at 1-888-ATF-TIPS. Information can also be sent to ATFTips@atf.gov, through ATF’s website at www.atf.gov/contact/atftips. Tips can be submitted anonymously using the Reportit® app, available from both Google Play and the Apple App store, or by visiting www.reportit.com.”
The reward is part of a larger national cooperative initiative between the NSSF and ATF in which NSSF matches ATF rewards in cases involving the theft of firearms from federally licensed firearms retailers. ATF works closely with members of the firearms industry to curb the criminal acquisition and misuse of firearms.
ATF is the lead federal law enforcement agency with jurisdiction involving firearms and violent crimes, and regulates the firearm industry. More information about ATF and its programs is available at www.atf.gov.