FBI Baltimore
Public Affairs Specialist Dave Fitz
(410) 277-6689
August 29, 2016

FBI and ATF Seeking Information on Armed Robbers of Gun Shop

The FBI Baltimore Violent Crimes Task Force and The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives' (ATF) Baltimore Division are seeking the public’s help in locating two individuals who were part of an armed robbery of Blue Fins Bait, Tackle, and Guns located at 701 Wise Avenue in Dundalk on August 5, 2016.

On August 5, at approximately 7:30 p.m., video from Blue Fins showed four male suspects enter the business. The four male suspects took cash as well as numerous firearms before leaving the store. A fifth suspect served as a lookout and driver. No one was injured in the robbery attempt.

Three of the subjects have been arrested and are currently jailed in Baltimore County. Investigators believe that the fourth suspect is Tavon Donte Hawkins, a black male, 5’05" tall, and approximately 180 pounds. Hawkins is known to frequent the Cherry Hill area in Baltimore City. Investigators need the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the fifth unknown subject.

The Baltimore FBI Violent Crimes Task Force is made up of FBI agents, Baltimore City Police detectives, Baltimore County Police detectives, and Anne Arundel County Police detectives. They investigate significant violent crimes, including kidnappings, robberies of commercial institutions, armored car and bank robberies, extortions, and fugitive felons.

If anyone has any information on Tavon Hawkins or the unidentified armed robber, you are asked to call the Baltimore FBI at (410) 265-8080.

One of two individuals who committed an armed robbery of Clyde’s Sport Shop at 2307 Hammonds Ferry Road in Baltimore, Maryland on April 6, 2016.
One of two individuals who committed an armed robbery of Clyde’s Sport Shop at 2307 Hammonds Ferry Road in Baltimore, Maryland on April 6, 2016.