For Immediate Release
ATF Offers $5,000 Reward in FFL Burglary
LOGAN, UTAH ? The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the Logan Police Department (LPD) are requesting the public's assistance for information regarding the recent theft of approximately 10 handguns from a firearms dealer in Logan, UT.
In the early morning hours of Feb. 8, 2014 unknown person(s) used forced entry to gain access to a closed business known as Fast Cache Pawn, at 527 South Main Street in Logan. Approximately 10 handguns, of various makes, models and calibers were stolen in the burglary. Fast Cache Pawn is a federally licensed firearms (FFL) dealer.
"Recovering these stolen firearms is and will remain a top investigative priority for ATF," said Denver Special Agent in Charge, Luke Franey. "We are asking for the public's help in our effort to apprehend and convict those responsible. We are confident that someone can help identify a suspect, and we encourage them to call us."
"ATF in cooperation with the Logan Police Department are committed to solving this investigation," said Logan Police Chief, Gary Jensen. "We know that oftentimes stolen firearms end up on the streets and in the hands of violent criminals. We are asking the community to come forward with information that could help provide leads and bring those responsible for this criminal act to justice."
A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered to anyone who provides information that leads to the recovery of the firearms and to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the theft. Stealing firearms and possession of stolen firearms is a federal crime punishable by up to 10 years in prison.
Surveillance footage of the burglary was recovered and a link is provided. The images from the surveillance footage show two suspects in the area of the FFL at the time of the burglary. If you recognize the individuals you are asked to contact ATF or the Logan Police Department. All information will be treated confidentially and callers can remain anonymous.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call the ATF hotline at 1 (888) ATF-GUNS - 1 (888) 283-4867), or locally in Salt Lake City at (801) 524-7070. They can also call the Logan Police Department at (435) 753-7555.