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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Reward Notice

For Immediate Release

Friday, November 1, 2019
Contact: Jason Chudy, Public Information Officer

ATF Offers $10K Reward for Info on 2018 Seattle Youth Service Center Arson

SEATTLE — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is offering up to a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the attack on the King County Youth Service Center construction site in Seattle on May 21, 2018.

A person or persons threw several “Molotov cocktail” incendiary devices over the fence of the site, located at 1315 East Remington Court, causing multiple small fires. An off-duty Seattle police officer working security on the site was able to extinguish the fires.

Anyone with information about the persons responsible and/or information should contact ATF at 1-888- ATF-TIPS (888-283-8477), email, or contact ATF through its website at 

Tips may also be submitted to ATF using the ReportIt® app, available on both Google Play and the Apple App Store, or by visiting 

All calls and tips will be kept confidential. More information about ATF and its programs are available at

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