For Immediate Release
Friday, November 30, 2018
Contact: Ginger Colbrun
ATF Offers $15K for Information on Theft of Law Enforcement Property
San Francisco Field Division
OAKLAND, California – Special Agent in Charge Ray Roundtree of the San Francisco Field Division, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) today announced a reward of up to $15,000 for information leading to the arrest of the individual(s) responsible for the theft of law enforcement property taken from a locked vehicle on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018.
This theft occurred on Tuesday night around 8:05 p.m., near 1301 Clay St., Oakland, California. Among the items stolen from inside the vehicle was a locked green Pelican case containing a Colt M4 rifle and a Taser X26P.
“We are the lead federal law enforcement agency responsible for investigating firearms trafficking,” said Roundtree. “ATF considers a lost or stolen firearm a very serious matter. ATF’s highest priority is reducing violent crimes and stolen firearms are a method in which legal firearms are introduced into illegal commerce. Our agents are working diligently to make sure these items are recovered as quickly as possible.”
ATF is requesting the assistance of the public with any information they may have on the theft. Anyone with information about this crime should contact ATF at 1-(888)-ATF-TIPS. Caller can also remain anonymous by sending information to ATFTips@atf.gov, through ATF’s website at www.atf.gov/contact/atftips using the Reportit® app or by visiting www.reportit.com.