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Friday, April 14, 2017

ATF, Laclede County Sheriff’s Office Announce Reward in Fireworks Theft



Springfield-- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the Laclede County Sheriff’s Office is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the theft of display fireworks from Premier Pyrotechnics, a federal explosives licensee.

Between March 7 and March 20, 2017, an unknown person or persons stole display fireworks shells from the business, located in Richland, Mo. ATF is offering a reward of up to $5,000. If you know the location of these shells or find them, please do not handle. Contact authorities immediately.

Anyone with information about this theft should contact ATF at 1-888-ATF-BOMB (1-888-283-2662), email ATFTips@atf.gov (link sends e-mail) or contact ATF through its website, www.atf.gov/contact/atftips. Tips may also be submitted to ATF using the ReportIt® app, available on both Google Play and the Apple App Store, or by visiting www.reportit.com (link is external). You can also text the code ATFKC to 63975 and then follow the link to create a report. All calls and tips will be kept confidential.

ATF is the federal agency that regulates the explosive industry. More information about ATF and its programs is available at www.atf.gov.

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