Nearly 5K guns were traced in the Show-Me State in 2014.
Dotson says the credit can go mainly to the FBI for bringing resources together for the city of St. Louis.
Four months after the night of arson following the Ferguson grand jury decision announcement, federal investigators are warning many of the blazes will go unsolved unless more people help with tips.
The 38-year-old officer has 14 years of law enforcement experience, the AP reports. He wasn’t injured.
The Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types of rifles because it says the bullets can pierce a police officer’s protective vest when fired from a handgun.
The tips line has been busy, but no information leading to an arrest has panned out.
Police are still looking for the people who burned down the QT, a self-storage facility and several other businesses, including a church, the night the Ferguson grand jury’s decision was announced.
A 22-year-old St. Louis man faces federal charges connected to a St. Charles County pawn shop burglary that led to a non-fatal Ferguson shooting by federal ATF agents.
The feds report they are getting some leads from a reward offered to help solve a rash of arson the night the Ferguson grand jury decision was announced.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) announced Friday that they are offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for starting the fires that destroyed several local businesses.