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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Reward Notice

Contact: Bridgette Mason, ATF Public Information Officer
Twitter: @ATFNashville
For Immediate Release
Tuesday, October 25, 2022

ATF, NSSF Offers up to $5,000 Reward for Information on the Southern Gun & Pawn, LLC Burglary

Dickson, Tenn. — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, have announced a combined reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those individuals who are responsible for the burglary of Southern Gun & Pawn LLC, located at 2191 Hwy 48 North, Dickson, TN, 37055.

On October 17, 2022, Southern Gun & Pawn LLC was burglarized overnight where dozens of firearms were reported stolen to the Dickson County Sheriff’s Office. The FFL in conjunction with ATF are in the process of conducting an inventory to determine the exact number of firearms stolen.

“The ATF is committed to working with our law enforcement partners to apprehend the suspect/s who are responsible for this crime before they commit future crimes," said ATF Nashville Field Division Special Agent in Charge Mickey French.

Anyone with information about this incident or identification of the individuals involved are asked to contact the ATF. Call 1-888-ATF-TIPS (1-888-283-8477), email or submit information anonymously via Anyone with Information can also email Detective Morgan with the Dickson County Sheriff’s Office at or call (615)740-4863.

ATF works closely with members of the firearms industry to curb the criminal acquisition and misuse of firearms. ATF is the lead federal law enforcement agency with jurisdiction involving firearms and violent crimes and regulates the firearm industry. More information about ATF and its programs is available at Follow @ATFNashville on Twitter for ATF news in Tennessee and Alabama.


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