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Reward Notice

Contact: John Ham, Public Information Officer
For Immediate Release
Thursday, February 18, 2021

ATF, Urbandale Police Offer Reward in Gun Store Burglary

Urbandale, IA — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the Urbandale Police Department, today announced a reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the Feb. 13 theft of firearms from a federally licensed firearms dealer in Urbandale.

At approximately 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, unknown suspects broke into JLM Shooters Supply in the 6900 block of Douglas Avenue, stealing several firearms from the premises. Officers from the Urbandale Police Department discovered that entry had been made through the front door and window of the business. Detectives from Urbandale Police Department and agents from the Des Moines ATF office are investigating.

ATF and Urbandale Police are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of those responsible.

Anyone with information about this theft should contact ATF at 1-800-ATF-GUNS (800-283-4867), email, contact ATF through its website at, or by texting ATFKC to 63975 and following the prompts. Tips can also be submitted using the Reportit app, available from both Google Play and the Apple App Store, or by visiting Tipsters can remain anonymous.

ATF is the federal agency with jurisdiction over violations of federal firearms laws and is responsible for regulating the firearms industry. For more information about ATF and its programs, go to and follow the Kansas City Field Division on Twitter @ATFKansasCity.


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