Criminal Justice News

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

ATF Offers Reward Up To $10,000 In Explosives Theft

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Louisville Field Division, and Louisville Metropolitan Police Department (LMPD) are requesting assistance from the public for information regarding an explosives theft.

The theft was discovered and reported to law enforcement on Monday, April 13. It is believed this theft occurred between Friday, April 10, and Monday, April 13, at a construction site near the Norton Commons community in Louisville.

The stolen explosives are described as Dyno Nobel Unimax dynamite, which is packaged in a cylindrical wrapper measuring approximately 2 inches by 16 inches, and the other is Dyno AP emulsion, also packaged in a cylindrical wrapper measuring approximately 1¼ inches by 8 inches.

Anyone with any information about the stolen explosives should contact ATF at 1-888-ATF-TIPS (1-888-283-8477) or (502) 753-3400; or the LMPD at (502) 574-LMPD (-5673). ATF is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the recovery of the explosives and/or the arrest and conviction of person(s) responsible for the theft.

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