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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Reward Notice

Contact: PIO Suzanne Dabkowski
For Immediate Release
Monday, May 15, 2023

ATF Offers Two Rewards of $2,500 Each for Information in Firearms Trafficking Investigation

CINCINNATI – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Roderico Allen and Chad Bauer. ATF is offering a potential reward payment of up to $2,500 each for information leading to their location and arrest.

Both Allen and Bauer are wanted as participants in a firearms trafficking conspiracy operating in the Cincinnati area. Allen also has ties to the Columbus area and has been seen there recently.

Anyone having information about their whereabouts should contact ATF at 1-888-ATF-TIPS (888-283-8477). Individuals may also email or contact ATF through its website Tips may also be submitted to ATF using the ReportIt® app, available on both Google Play and the Apple App Store, or by visiting

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

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