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Reward offered following St. Regis gun store burglary

Crime Watch
Posted at 9:48 AM, Feb 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-26 15:04:24-05

HELENA — A reward is being offered following the recent theft of firearms in Mineral County.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) and the Mineral County Sheriff’s Office is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the theft of firearms from Ponderosa Arms in St. Regis.

ATF reports that on Jan. 26 Ponderosa Arms, located at 14 Lobo Loop was burglarized and10 firearms were reported stolen to the Mineral County Sheriff’s Office. ATF Industry Operations Investigators responded and conducted an inventory to determine the exact number of firearms stolen, according to a news release.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the ATF at 1-888-283-8477 or the Mineral County Sheriff’s Office at (406) 822-3555. Information can also be sent to ATFTips@atf.gov, through ATF’s website. Tips can be submitted anonymously using the Reportit® app or by visiting www.reportit.com.