Smash-&-Dash Thieves Net $32K In Rifles and Handguns

Smash-&-Dash Thieves Net $32K In Rifles and Handguns


CLARKSVILLE TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – On Saturday around 11:18 pm, officers responded to an alarm activation at THE TACTICAL EDGE, 1925 Ft Campbell Blvd. MAP

When officers arrived on scene, they found the front door glass was shattered as well as damage to the door frame.  There were display cases that had been broken into and firearms removed.

Once the owner was contacted and he completed an inventory, it was determined approximately 45 assorted rifles and handguns were taken, valued at over $32,000.

Based on the preliminary investigation, multiple suspects entered the business and carried off the firearms into a waiting vehicle and left the scene.

It is an ongoing investigation and additional information will be released as it becomes available.

Anyone with information can call Detective Bing, 931-648-0656, ext 5133 or call the TIPSLINE 931-645-8477 or go online and submit a tip anonymously at

Persons Of Interest:


The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in conjunction with the Clarksville Police Department and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, are offering a reward for
information leading to the arrest and conviction for those responsible for the theft of firearms from The Tactical Edge, a federal firearm licensee (FFL).

ATF is offering the reward in the amount of up to $2,500, which will be matched by the NSSF for a total reward of up to $5,000.

This reward is part of a larger national cooperative initiative between the NSSF and ATF in which NSSF matches ATF’s reward in cases involving the theft of firearms from federally licensed firearms retailers. ATF works closely with members of the firearm industry to curb the criminal acquisition and misuse of firearms.

Anyone with information about this crime should contact the ATF at (800) ATF-GUNS (1-800-283-4867) or Clarksville Police Department tipline (931) 645-8477. Information can be sent to ATF via the mobile app by using the Nashville field division as the location.

Information can also be provided anonymously online via
ATF is the lead federal law enforcement agency with jurisdiction involving firearms and violent crimes, and regulates the firearm industry. More information about ATF and its programs is available at

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