Posted October 13, 2017 8:30 am by Comments

By Tom Knighton

No one likes a crook. Most gun people feel the same way about the BATFE some days. There’s an exception to that, however, and that’s when the boys and BATFE are busting real criminals.

That’s just what they did in Colorado when they took down a crew responsible for hundreds of firearm threats.

The ATF arrested 17 members of crews suspected of stealing hundreds of firearms from Colorado gun shops.

So far in 2017, over 400 guns have been stolen in Colorado, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.

Arrests for those thefts have been made in connection to burglaries at several gun shops across the state, including South Platte Tactical gun store in Adams County, Top Dollar Pawn Shop in El Paso County, Best Way Sales in Baca County, Shooter Ready in Jefferson County, Dragon Arms in El Paso County, and Parker Arms in Jefferson County.

“These are no property crimes. These are life and death crimes. Stolen guns go straight into the hands of criminals, not hunters and target shooters,” said Acting U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer. “The people who bring this violence into our communities will be introduced to federal justice, up close and personal, …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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