Ulster County, N. Y. – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) have offered a combined reward of up to $2,500. (up to $1,250 from ATF and up to $1,250 from NSSF) for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the burglary of firearms from each federally licensed dealer.
On February 23, 2019, at about 1:30 am, two unknown individuals forcibly entered Ruger’s Custom Guns Inc., FFL located at 1050 Morton Blvd, Kingston, NY 12401 in the Town of Ulster and removed a long gun.
On February 27, 2019, at about 5:00 am, two unknown individuals forcibly entered SafeShoot LLC, FFL located at 10 Kieffer Lane, Kingston, NY 12402, in the Town of Ulster and removed two handguns and ammunition. Surveillance photos from the time of the incident are above. The same individuals may be connected to the burglary of a residence in the city of Kingston on February 22, 2019, where additional firearms were stolen.
The Ulster Police Department and Kingston Police Department are working in conjunction with the ATF Albany Field Office on the aforementioned investigations.
Anyone with information about either burglary or the stolen firearms should contact ATF at 188-ATF-GUNS (888-283-4867), the Ulster Police Department at (845) 382-1111, the Kingston Police Department at (845)331-1671 or email ATFTips@atf.gov or contact ATF through its website at www.atf.gov/contact/atf/atf-tips. Tips may also be submitted to the ATF through the Reportit® app, available on both Google Play and the Apple App Store, or by visiting www.reportit.com All tips will remain confidential.
ATF, along with our law enforcement partners, is committed to ensuring that our communities are safe and that those who violate federal laws are held accountable. ATF is the Federal Agency primarily responsible for administering and enforcing the criminal and regulatory provisions of the Federal laws pertaining to destructive devices, explosives and arson. More information about ATF and its programs is available at www.atf.gov.