Boy that is embarrassing. In Virginia no less. A few states have politicians who want to hold you accountable if you have a gun stolen and it is used in a crime. Do you think that would apply to Top Men who let their rifles get swiped?
PETERSBURG, Va. – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the theft of a police rifle stolen from the trunk of a Petersburg Police vehicle.
There should be a $2500 reward for info that leads to the arrest of ATF agents who were part of Fast &Furious ..
The theft occurred at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 20.
Police say the suspect broke into a Petersburg Police vehicle that was located in the Walnut Hill neighborhood. “Broke into” More like opened the unlocked door I’m betting.
The department-issued rifle is described as a black AR-style rifle with a red-dot sight mounted on the top and pistol grip attached. A photo provided by the ATF shows a similar firearm. Look how evil!
The ATF Washington Field Division is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to an arrest or for any information that leads to the recovery of the firearm.
“Possessing a stolen firearm is a federal crime and ATF and our partners at the Petersburg Bureau of Police are asking the public for their help,” said Ashan M. Benedict, Special Agent in Charge of ATF’s Washington Field Division. “Firearms obtained through illegal means are a threat to the safety of our communities. We urge anyone with information to come forward and assist investigators with recovering this firearm and finding who did this. The last bit of that paragraph could be used to describe the actions of the ATF itself.