For Immediate Release
ATF and Firearms Industry Offer $10,000 Reward in Hayward Firearms Theft
Hayward, CA. – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) -- the trade association for the firearms industry -- have announced a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the theft of firearms from Richardson’s Tactical LLC Federal Firearm Licensee (FFL).
ATF is offering a reward of up to $5,000 and the NSSF is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for a total reward of up to $10,000.
This reward is part of a larger national cooperative initiative between the NSSF and ATF in which the 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.
On May 31, 2020, at approximately 10:18 PM, 30-40 individuals broke into the shop located at 1984 National Ave in Hayward, CA. The suspects stole 29 firearms from the store before fleeing the property.
Anyone with any information about this crime should contact ATF. Contact ATF at 1-800-ATF-GUNS (800-283-4867) or by visiting www.reportit.com or through the mobile “reportit” app, available both on Google Play and the Apple App Store. All calls will be kept confidential.