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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Reward Notice

Detroit Field Division

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Contact: SSA Donald Dawkins, PIO, ATF

ATF Offers Reward for Information Leading to the Arrest and Conviction of Keonte Sadler

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FLINT, Mich. ? The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of Keonte Sadler, whom, according to a Flint police investigation, is allegedly responsible for a shooting that took place in the 1500 block of West Pierson Road, near Fleming just before 9:15 p.m., May 30.  Officers with the Flint Police Department responded to the scene and found a deceased man, who had been shot, in the parking lot of the Shop-n- Go Mini Mart.

Flint Police Chief James Tolbert said, "This crime and these types of crimes will not be tolerated.  The Flint police and ATF are asking that if anyone has information that would lead to the arrest of Keonte Sadler, to come forward.  We take violent crime very seriously and will pursue those that are responsible."

"The citizens of Flint deserve a safe community free from violent predators like Kenonte Sadler," said ATF Special Agent in Charge Steven Bogdalek.  "We will continue to partner with the Flint Police Department, Michigan State Police and the Genesee County Sheriff's Department to combat these acts of violence."

ATF and the Flint Police Department are seeking the public's assistance in leading to the arrest and conviction of Keonte Sadler and any other individuals responsible for the death that occurred May 30.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to call the Flint Police Department at (810) 237-6802 or the ATF Flint Field Office at (810) 341-5710.  Callers may also call ATF at 1-800-ATF-GUNS (1-800-283-4867) or text their tip to 274637 (CRIMES) with "ATF" in the body of the text or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

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Keonte Sadler


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