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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Reward Notice

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Contact: Corey Ray

ATF Offers Reward of Up to $5,000 in Firearms Theft and Arson

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives today announced a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a burglary and arson at LaGrange Guns-N-Gear in LaGrange on Aug. 4.  

At approximately 11:30 p.m., investigators responded to a fire at 130 S. Caswell Street. During the investigation, it was discovered that a suspect or suspects had entered the business and stole multiple firearms.

Anyone with information about this crime should contact ATF at 1-800-ATF-TIPS (800-283-8477). Tips can also be submitted through email at or through the ReportIt ® app. All calls and tips will be kept confidential.

ATF along with our law enforcement partners are committed to ensuring our communities are safe, and that those who commit violent crimes such as this are held accountable. For more information about ATF go to


Charlotte Field Division