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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Reward Notice

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Contact: Matthew Myerson

ATF, NSSF Offer Up to $10,000 for Information about Burglary of Turnpike Lodge Guns & Gear

ROCHESTER, NY -The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) have offered a combined reward of up to $10,000 (up to $5,000 from ATF and up to $5,000 from NSSF) for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the burglary of firearms from federally licensed firearms dealer Turnpike Lodge Guns & Gear, located at 2140 Routes 5 & 20, Town of Seneca, New York. 

Sometime between the hours of 5:15 p.m., on October 5, 2017, and 9:50 a.m., on October 6, 2017, an unknown person or persons burglarized Turnpike Lodge Guns & Gear and stole six (6) handguns. 

Exterior photograph of Turnpike Lodge Guns and Gear store.

The investigation is being conducted jointly by ATF and the Ontario County Sheriff's Office. 

Anyone with information about the burglary or the stolen firearms should contact ATF at 1-888-ATF-GUNS (888-283-4867), email, or contact ATF through its website at Tips may also be submitted to ATF through the Reportlt® app, available on both Google Play and the Apple App Store, or by visiting All tips will be kept confidential.

ATF, along with our law enforcement partners, is committed to ensuring that our communities are safe and that those who violate federal laws are held accountable. ATF is the Federal agency primarily responsible for administering and enforcing the criminal and regulatory provisions of the Federal laws pertaining to destructive devices, explosives, and arson. More information about ATF and its programs is available at    

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