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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

For Immediate Release

August 12, 2010

www.atf.gov

Contact: Randy Bodenschatz
(816) 559-0700

Michael Force, Chief of Police
Lake St. Louis, MO
(636) 625-8018

ATF Offers $5,000 Reward for Information in Lake Saint Louis Electrical Sub-station Pipe Bomb Explosion

ST, LOUIS — Joy Branch-Enderlin, Acting Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Kansas City Field Division, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) today announced that ATF is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the detonation of a pipe-bomb at the Lake St. Louis Electrical Cooperative Sub-station on Aug. 12.

ATF joined the Lake St. Louis Police Department, Missouri Department of Fire Safety, Lake St. Louis Fire Department and St. Charles County Sheriff’s Department in the investigation of the early morning explosion at the Lake St. Louis Electrical Cooperative Sub-station. There were no injuries and no property damage. Evidence from the crime scene will be sent to the ATF National Laboratory Center in Maryland for processing.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the ATF Kansas City Field Division, ATF Bomb Hotline or the Lake St. Louis Police Department at the numbers listed below:

ATF Kansas City Field Office: (816) 559-0700
ATF Gun Hotline: (888) ATF BOMB (888) 283-2662
Lake St. Louis Police Department Tip Lip: (636) 625-7995

All information will be treated confidentially and the callers will remain anonymous if they request.

ATF is the federal agency with jurisdiction for investigating criminal activities involving explosives.

More information about ATF and its programs is available at www.atf.gov

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