ATF Offers $5,000 for Gun Store Burglary

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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

News Release

Charlotte Field Division

Mike Dixon, Supervisor

(864) 282-2937

Gerod King, PIO

(704) 716-1843

For Immediate Release

August 27, 2014

ATF Offers $5,000 for Gun Store Burglary

Eighteen Firearms Taken in Burglary of Licensed Firearms Dealer

GREER, S.C. – Wayne L. Dixie, Jr., Special Agent in Charge of the Charlotte Field Division, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), has announced a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the burglary of South Carolina Gun Company, 242 W. Wade Hampton Blvd, Suite E, Greer, SC, 29651. This business is a federally licensed firearms dealer.

On July 27, 2014, unknown persons broke into South Carolina Gun Company in the early morning hours and stole eighteen firearms. The burglary of this gun shop is being investigated by ATF and the Greer Police Department.

Anyone with information about this crime may report it to the:

ATF Greenville, SC Field Office: (864) 282-2937

ATF Gun Hotline: (800) ATF GUNS - (800) 283-4867

Greer Police Department: (864) 848-2151

All information will be treated confidentially and the callers will remain anonymous if they request.

ATF is the federal agency with jurisdiction for investigating federal firearms violations and regulating the firearms industry. More information on ATF and its programs can be found at

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