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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Reward Notice

Contact: SA/PIO Matthew Fleming
For Immediate Release
Thursday, February 27, 2020

ATF, NSSF Offer Reward of Up To $5,000 for Information about the Burglary of Zero Tolerance Manufacturing Inc., FFL

Columbia County, N. Y. - The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), are offering a reward of up to $5,000 (up to $2,500 from ATF and up to $2,500 from NSSF) for information leading to the arrest and conviction for the person or persons responsible for the theft of firearms from Zero Tolerance Manufacturing Inc., a federal firearms licensee (FFL) in Ghent, New York.

Sometime between the hours of 4:00a.m. and 5:00a.m. on February 18, 2020, an unknown person or persons burglarized Zero Tolerance Manufacturing Inc. FFL located at 1131 Route 9H, Ghent, N.Y. and stole five (5) AR-type rifles.



The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, Greene County Sheriff’s Office and New York State Police Troop F are working in conjunction with the ATF Albany Field Office on the investigation.

Anyone with information about either the burglary or the stolen firearms should contact ATF at     1-888-ATF-GUNS (888-283-4867), the ATF New York Crime Gun Intelligence Center at 646-335- 9070 or email  You can also contact ATF through its website at ATF Tips. Tips may also be submitted to the ATF through the Reportit® app, available on both Google Play and the Apple App Store, or by visiting All tips will remain confidential.

ATF, along with our law enforcement partners, is committed to ensuring that our communities are safe and that those who violate federal laws are held accountable. ATF is the federal agency with jurisdiction for investigating violations of federal firearms laws.  More information about ATF and its programs can be found at



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