For Immediate Release
ATF and Firearms Industry Offer $15,000 Reward in Reno Firearms Theft
RENO, Nev.– 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 the Collectors Arms Trading Company Federal Firearm Licensee (FFL)
ATF is offering a reward up to $10,000 and the NSSF is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for a total reward of $15,000.
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.
The suspect(s) burglarized the shop between December 10-13, 2019. The suspect(s) entered the premises, located at 2585 Ramsey-Weeks Cutoff, Silver Springs NV 89429, and removed close to 100 firearms and other miscellaneous property from the store and fled the scene. The property was found with the doors forced open and locks inside the store cut open.
Anyone with any information about this crime should contact ATF or the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, Special Investigations Unit. 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. Alternatively, contact the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, Special Investigations Unit at 1-775-577-5023.