For Immediate Release
ATF & FBI Offer $10,000 Reward in Arson of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Fruita, Colorado
Fruita, Colorado — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Fruita Police Department, and the Lower Valley Fire District have announced a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for setting fire to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Fruita, Colorado.
In the early morning hours of April 26th, 2021, the Fruita Police Department and the Lower Valley Fire District responded to a fire at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located at 417 E. Ottley Ave, Fruita, CO. This investigation is being conducted jointly by the Fruita Police Department, the Lower Valley Fire District, FBI, and ATF.
Anyone with information about this crime should contact the ATF Hotline 1-888-ATF-FIRE / 1-888-283-3473, the FBI tip line at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324), the Fruita Police Department at 970-242-6707, or Crime Stoppers of Mesa County at 970-241-STOP (970-241-7867).
Information can also be sent via email to ATFTips@atf.gov, or through ATF’s website at www.atf.gov/contact/atf-tips. Tips can also be submitted anonymously by using the Reportit® app, available from both Google Play and the Apple App store, or by visiting www.reportit.com. Information may also be submitted online to https://tips.fbi.gov.