Pannell's Burglary

Woodstock, Cherokee County GA. May 6, 2010 - The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office and The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) are jointly investigating a burglary that occurred on April 27th at Pannell’s Firearms in Woodstock, Georgia. The 2 suspect’s images were recorded on video surveillance as they stole 24 firearms from the business at 3:15 am.

Investigators are asking for assistance from the public in identifying the 2 suspects. Additionally the ATF is offering a reward of up to $5,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of those responsible for the theft. Anyone with information is encouraged to call ATF’s toll-free, 24-hour hotline at 1-888-ATF-TIPS (1-888-283-8477) or the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division at 770-928-0239. Callers can remain anonymous.

     Sheriff Roger Garrison said, “We are pleased that the ATF has offered a reward to assist in this investigation. I strongly encourage anyone with any information related to this incident or the suspects involved to come forward.”

“Investigating firearms thefts from federally licensed gun dealers is a top priority for ATF,” said Special Agent in Charge Gregory Gant. “We all have a vested interest in arresting those responsible and recovering these stolen guns.  Solving this crime will be a team effort among ATF, the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office and concerned members of the public.”


Suspects approaching Pannells
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