For Immediate Release
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Contact: Suzanne Dabkowski
ATF Offers Reward in Kokomo, Indiana Explosives Theft
Field Division: Columbus Field Division
INDIANAPOLIS – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) announced a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the theft of explosives materials from a Martin Marietta mining facility in Kokomo, Ind. ATF is offering a reward of up to $5,000.
Sometime between Feb. 7, 2017 and Feb. 16, 2017, a person or persons burglarized an underground explosives magazine at the Martin Marietta mining facility in Kokomo, stealing explosives materials. ATF is working with the Kokomo Police Department to investigate the incident.
Anyone with information about this crime should contact ATF at 800-283-4867, email ATFTips@atf.gov, or contact ATF through its website at www.atf.gov/contact/atf-tips. Tips may also be submitted to ATF using the ReportIt® app, available on both Google Play and the Apple App Store, or by visiting www.reportit.com. All calls and tips will be kept confidential.
If anyone finds any explosive items, please do not touch the materials and contact your local emergency services immediately.
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