For Immediate Release
ATF Offers $8,000 Reward in Gun Store Burglary
Houston — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is announcing a reward of up to $8,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects responsible for the theft of firearms of Atwood's Ranch & Home, a Federal Firearms Licensee, located at 4501 I‐35, Lacy Lakeview, Texas 76705.
In the late‐night hours of February 3rd, or early morning of February 4th, 2022, four unidentified suspects broke into Atwood’s Ranch & Home, stealing 69 firearms. The Lacy Lakeview Police Department and ATF’s Waco Field Office are investigating.
Pictures of the suspects are attached. Descriptions of the suspects are as follows:
One black male wearing a black and blue plaid hat, leather black jacket.
One male wearing a dark navy hoodie, red undershirt or underwear.
One male dressed in black with a black baseball cap that has either a gray, brown or camo pattern on the cap bill.
One male dressed in black, wearing yellow work gloves.
“ATF is committed to working with our law enforcement partners to apprehend the suspects responsible for this crime before they commit any more crimes,” said ATF Houston Field Division Special Agent in Charge Fred Milanowski.
Anyone with any information about this crime should contact ATF at 1‐888‐ATF‐TIPS. Information can also be sent to ATFTips@atf.gov , or through ATF’s website at www.atf.gov/contact/atftips. Tips can also be submitted anonymously using the Reportit® app, available from both Google Play and the Apple App store, or by visiting www.reportit.com.
ATF works closely with members of the firearms industry to curb the criminal acquisition and misuse of firearms. ATF is the lead federal law enforcement agency with jurisdiction involving firearms and violent crimes and regulates the firearm industry. More information about ATF and its programs is available at www.atf.gov.