For Immediate Release
ATF and Firearms Industry Offer $5,000 Reward in Las Vegas Firearms Theft
Las Vegas – 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 Loaded Chamber Custom Gunsmithing, Federal Firearm Licensee (FFL).
ATF is offering a reward of up to $2,500 and the NSSF is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for a total reward of up to $5,000.
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 June 11, 2020, at approximately 4:33AM, officers responded to a burglary in progress at 4555 S Ft, Apache Rd., STE 106, Las Vegas, NV 89147. The suspect(s) stole 6 firearms from the store before fleeing the property. ATF & the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) are investigating this crime.
Anyone with any information about this crime should contact ATF or the LVMPD. Contact ATF at 1-888-ATF-TIPS (888-283-8477) 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. Contact LVMPD Crime Stoppers at 1-702-385-5555.