For Immediate Release
ATF Offers Reward in Bam Bam Burglary
ATF and Pueblo Police Department Seek Public’s Help in Burglary of Bam Bam Firearms & Sporting Goods
Pueblo, Colorado —The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, in conjunction with the Pueblo Police Department and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the theft of firearms from Bam Bam Firearms & Sporting Goods, a federal firearms licensee.
Bam Bam Firearms & Sporting Goods, located at 2031 Columbia Drive, in Pueblo, was burglarized on Monday, April 17th, at 3:40 a.m., with the Pueblo Police Department responding to the initial report. ATF Industry Operations Investigators have also responded to the FFL and are conducting an inventory to determine the exact number of firearms stolen.
ATF is offering a reward of up to $2,500, which will be matched by NSSF for a total reward of up to $5,000. This reward is part of a larger national cooperative initiative between ATF and NSSF in which NSSF matches ATF’s reward in cases involving the theft of firearms from federally licensed firearms retailers.
Anyone with information about this crime should contact ATF at (888) ATF-TIPS (1-888-283-8477) or Pueblo Crime Stoppers at (719) 542-STOP (7867). Tips can also be sent to ATFTips@atf.gov, through ATF’s website at www.atf.gov/contact/atftips or at www.PuebloCrimeStoppers.com. Tips can be submitted anonymously using the Reportit® app, available from both Google Play and the Apple App store, or by visiting www.reportit.com.
ATF regulates the firearm industry and is the lead federal law enforcement agency with jurisdiction involving firearms and violent crimes. More information about ATF and its programs is available at www.atf.gov.