For Immediate Release
Monday, October 30, 2017
ATF, NSSF Offer Up to $15,000 for Information About Burglary of Target Sports
New York Field Division
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) have offered a combined reward of up to $15,000 (up to $10,000 from ATF and up to $5,000 from NSSF) for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individuals responsible for the burglary of firearms from federally licensed firearms dealer Target Sports, located at 122 Saratoga Road, Glenville, New York.
Between the hours of midnight and 2:30 a.m., on October 23, 2017, at least three persons committed a burglary of Target Sports by breaking a front window, stealing more than 40 firearms, to include handguns and rifles. Arrest warrants have been issued in connection with the burglary for Christian Roman, 23, and Jose Fontanez, 36, by the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York in Albany.
Christian Roman, 23: Wanted for possession of stolen firearms
Jose Fontanez, 36: Wanted for stealing firearms from Firearms Dealer
Members of the public should not approach or attempt apprehension on their own. If members of the public see these individuals or know their location, immediately contact law enforcement.
Anyone with information about the burglary, the stolen firearms, or the locations of Christian Roman or Jose Fontanez should contact ATF at 1-888-ATF-GUNS (888-283-4867) or the Glenville Police Department at 1-518-384-0135. Tips can also be submitted to ATF by email to ATFTips@atf.gov, by visiting www.atf.gov/contact/atf-tips, or through the ReportIt® app, available on both Google Play and the Apple App Store, or by visiting www.reportit.com. All tips will be kept confidential.
The investigation is being conducted jointly by ATF, the Glenville Police Department, and the New York State Police.