Explosives Stolen In West Virginia, Reward Being Offered Leading To The Arrest For Those Repsonsible

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) today announced a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the theft of blasting agent explosives from Bizzack Construction Company, a federal explosives licensee.

Bizzack Construction Company, located at 3009 Atkinson Ave., Lexington, KY, is overseeing the RT 35 Road Project in Frazier’s Bottom, W. Va. One of the trailers at the construction site was broken into and explosives were stolen. The theft occurred sometime between Friday, May 18, and Tuesday, May 23, 2018. The product that was stolen is described as wet bags of Orica Fortel Plus.

Anyone with information about this crime should contact ATF at 1-800-ATF-BOMB (800-283-2662). Information can also be sent to ATFTips@atf.gov, through ATF’s website at www.atf.gov/contact/atftips. Tips can be submitted using the Reportit® app, available from both Google Play and the Apple App store, or by visiting www.reportit.com. All tips will be kept confidential.

ATF is the federal agency with jurisdiction over violations of federal firearms and explosives laws. For more information about ATF and its programs go to www.atf.gov.

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