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Title: Immokalee range is closed
Post by: B.C. on June 22, 2018, 02:12:00 PM
Florida,

Our Immokalee range (Altair) down in south west Florida has been shut down and our contacts there are gone. Our large event set up in November will be cancelled.



BC
Title: Re: Immokalee range is closed
Post by: PHenry on June 22, 2018, 05:22:07 PM
 :'(
Title: Re: Immokalee range is closed
Post by: Minutemom on June 27, 2018, 07:44:52 PM
Such sad news!  Do you know what happened?
Title: Re: Immokalee range is closed
Post by: BlindDog on June 28, 2018, 05:44:06 PM
found this  http://www.winknews.com/2018/06/20/law-enforcement-raided-a-live-fire-training-facility-seized-all-property/ (http://www.winknews.com/2018/06/20/law-enforcement-raided-a-live-fire-training-facility-seized-all-property/)
Title: Re: Immokalee range is closed
Post by: Nashville Stage on June 28, 2018, 07:36:46 PM
Also found these:

From December 2016: https://www.news-press.com/story/news/investigations/melanie-payne/2016/12/03/altair-offered-hope-hendry-county-but-few-jobs-no-money/91503956/
From October 2015: https://swflorida.blogspot.com/2015/10/brian-jones-altair-military-training.html
Title: Re: Immokalee range is closed
Post by: Minutemom on June 28, 2018, 08:52:36 PM
What a shame.
Title: Re: Immokalee range is closed
Post by: JustKim on June 29, 2018, 11:55:14 AM
I am so disappointed to hear this - I was really looking forward to another trip to the Immokalee range!