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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

For Immediate Release

June 18, 2009

Contact: Acting Special Agent in Charge Russell May

(215) 446-7843

ATF Announces $5,000 Reward in Gun Store Burglary

PHILADELPHIA — Mark W. Potter, Special Agent in Charge of the Philadelphia Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), announced that ATF is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a burglary that occurred on June 16 at P&C Gold and Coin Exchange in Brodheadsville, PA.

The burglary happened in the early morning hours of June 16. Fifteen handguns were stolen from the inventory.

Anyone with information about this crime should contact ATF at 1-800-ATF-GUNS or the Pennsylvania State Police Fern Ridge Barracks at 570-646-2271. All calls will be kept confidential.

More information about ATF and its programs is available at