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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Reward Notice

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Contact: Gerod King

ATF Offers Reward for Information on Burglary in Mount Gilead

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) today announced a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the recent burglary of A&J’s Gun and Ammo in Mount Gilead, N.C.


On December 9, 2018, an unidentified suspect(s) forcibly entered the business, located at 105 South Main Street, and stole multiple firearms.  ATF is investigating the burglary along with the Mount Gilead Police Department.


Anyone with information should contact ATF at 1-800-ATF-GUNS (800-283-4867), email, or contact ATF through its website at Tips may also be submitted to ATF through the ReportIt® app, available on both Google Play and the Apple App Store, or by visiting Calls can also be to the Mount Gilead Police Department at (910) 439-6711. All calls and tips will be kept confidential. 


ATF along with our law enforcement partners are committed to ensuring that our communities are safe, and that those who commit violent crimes such as this are held accountable. The reward is part of a larger national cooperative initiative between the NSSF and ATF in which NSSF matches ATF rewards in cases involving the theft of firearms from federally licensed firearms retailers. ATF works closely with members of the firearms industry to curb the criminal acquisition and misuse of firearms.


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Charlotte Field Division