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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

For Immediate Release

August 5, 2010

www.atf.gov

Contact: Special Agent Robert Schmidt, PIO-ATF
Office: (651) 726-0316

ATF Announces $5,000 Reward in Gun Theft

ST. PAUL — Special Agent in Charge Bernard J. Zapor of the St. Paul Field Division, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), announced today that ATF is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the theft of firearms from Bluewater Bait and Sports in Bemidji, MN.

Several firearms were stolen in a burglary from Bluewater Bait and Sports, a federally licensed firearms dealer July 27.

ATF and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the theft.

We are asking for the public’s help to recover these firearms and bring the person or persons responsible for this crime to justice, said Zapor.

Any information regarding this burglary should be reported to:

ATF at (701) 293-2860
or
Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office at (218) 333-8451

More information about ATF and its programs is available at www.atf.gov

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