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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

For Immediate Release

February 10, 2012

www.atf.gov

Contact: Special Agent Donald Dawkins

Public Information Officer, ATF

(313) 407-6018 Cell

ATF Offers $2, 500 Reward for Information

ATF seeking public’s help for information on Tipsy Toad Tavern attempted arson

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for the Jan. 23, 2012, break–in and attempted arson of the Tipsy Toad Tavern, located at 609 W. Western Ave., in Muskegon.

In addition to the ATF reward, the Muskegon Police Department is offering an additional $500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for the break–in and attempted arson.

Arson can have a devastating effect on our community. We need the public’s help to solve this crime, said David McCain, special agent in charge of the ATF Detroit Field Division. ATF and the Muskegon Police Department will continue working together toward our goal of a successful prosecution in the investigation.

ATF and the Muskegon Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals responsible. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Muskegon Police Department at 231/724–6750 or Silent Observer at 231/72CRIME (231/722–7463). Callers may also call the ATF Grand Rapids Field Office at 616/301–6100 or ATF at 1–888–ATF–FIRE (1–888–283–3473).

For more information on ATF, go to www.atf.gov.

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