Theft of 22 guns from Warren County shop prompts $10,000 reward offer

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Rewards worth up to $10,000 are being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the weekend burglary of a Mason gun shop.

About 5 a.m. Saturday at the Firepower Arms & Supply, 732 Reading Road, had a theft in which an “unknown individual or individuals forcibly gained entry into the building, taking 17 handguns and five long guns,” according to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).

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ATF is offering a reward of up to $5,000, which will be matched by and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) for a total possible reward of $10,000.

ATF is working with the Mason Police Department on the investigation.

Anyone having information about this burglary should call 1-800-ATF-GUNS (800-283-4867), email ATFTips@atf.gov, or visit www.atf.gov/contact/atf-tips. 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. Tipsters may remain anonymous.

The rewards are part of a larger national cooperative initiative between ATF AND NSSF – the trade association for the firearms industry.