ATF

4 Men indicted in Fed Operation Targeting Missouri-to-Chicago ‘gun pipeline’

(Sun Times Wire) Four men were indicted last month as part of a federal investigation targeting the sale of illegal guns that were brought from Missouri to Chicago to be sold on the street. The investigation, led by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, found that 20-year-old Jumonta Moore and 26-year-old Marcus Ingram…

Chicago Gang Problem is Personal to New ATF Chief

Celinez Nunez remembers the day she knew she would become a law-enforcement officer. She was just eight years old and living in Logan Square. On that day in 1983, she learned that gang members beat her older cousin to death with a nail-studded baseball bat. Hector Sanchez was like her big brother. He combed her…

Not the National Guard but, Twenty more ATF Agents on their way to Chicago

About 20 additional agents from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are headed to Chicago, less than two weeks after President Donald Trump threatened to “send in the Feds,” sources told the Chicago Sun-Times. David Coulson, a spokesman for the Chicago field office of the ATF, said: “We are always seeking to…