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Officials warn against celebratory gunfire on New Year's

Leave the New Year's celebratory gunfire to the cowboys of the Old West, local law enforcement officials say. You might be putting others in harm's way.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-30/officials-warn-against
Shotgun used by former deputy in shootings belonged to Richmond County Sheriff's office

...weapon and followed up by checking inventory records and using the electronic trace system from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, according to a statement from Lt. Rollins.Investigators have yet to determine whether additional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-07/shotgun-used-former-de
Athens agent shot, suspect killed

ATHENS, Ga. -- A U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent was shot in east Athens shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday during a joint drug investigation with Athens-Clarke County police...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-01/agent-shot-suspect-killed-at
Friends, family of slain Athens suspect vow vengeance

...20-year-old Javonta Terrell Darden, who died during a struggle with an undercover agent with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.Athens-Clarke County police said measures have been taken to protect the woman.Threats directed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-04/friends-family-slain-a
Several homicide cases remain unsolved

...ramp to Gordon Highway, making it an Augusta case.Investigators are working with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives task force in Aiken to obtain technical evidence that could lead to a suspect, Godden said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-11/several-homicide-cases
Waynesboro gun dealer pleads not guilty to illegally selling firearms

...not reside in Georgia.According to an affidavit filed by Jason Stricklin, an agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Debow investigation began in October.During the execution of a search warrant Oct. 16...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-23/waynesboro-gun-dealer-
Ga. substitute teacher guilty of holdups

...Jacksonville, Hamilton County, Suwanee County and Lowndes County sheriff's offices and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated the crimes. Assistant United States Attorney Frank Talbot prosecuted the case as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-04/ga-substitute-teacher-guilty
Burke County dealer faces federal guns charges

A federally licensed firearms dealer in Burke County was indicted in federal court Thursday after authorities say he transferred firearms to convicted felons and illegally transferred handguns out of state.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-04/burke-county-dealer-ch
Georgia dealers third in nation in incidents of lost, stolen firearms

...among the Top 5, according to federal data released this month.A 2013 analysis conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives shows that federal firearms license holders in Georgia ranked third in incidents (134) behind...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-17/georgia-dealers-top-5-
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives task force combines efforts

A Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives task force of local investigators has been cracking down on gun and gang violence for more than five years with positive results...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-28/atf-task-force-combine