For Immediate Release
ATF, Citizens Crime Commission Offer $20K Reward in St. Leo’s Church Fire
PHILADELPHIA — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Citizens Crime Commission announced a reward today for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the May 9 fire at St. Leo’s Church.
ATF is offering up to $10,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for setting the fire. The Citizens Crime Commission is offering up to an additional $10,000, bringing the reward up to $20,000.
The fire destroyed the historical building located in the Tacony section of Philadelphia and was determined to be incendiary in nature. ATF, the Philadelphia Police Department, and the Philadelphia Fire Marshal’s Office are working together to investigate this crime of violence.
Anyone with information on the person or persons responsible for the fire should contact ATF at 1-888-ATF-TIPS (888-283-8477), email ATFTips@atf.gov, or contact ATF through its website at www.atf.gov/contact/atftips. Tips can also be made to the Philadelphia Fire Marshal’s office via mobile device by following: bit.ly/PHLarsontips
Tips may also be submitted to ATF using the ReportIt® app, available on both Google Play and the Apple App Store, or by visiting www.reportit.com.
All calls and tips will be kept confidential. More information about ATF and its programs are available at www.atf.gov.