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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Reward Notice

For Immediate Release

Friday, October 2, 2020
Contact: Kimberly Nerheim

ATF Offers $5,000 Reward for Information about Persons of Interest in Kenosha Arson Investigations

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Field Office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) seeks the public’s help identifying numerous individuals shown in photographs and videos who are persons of interest who could advance the arson investigations of several Kenosha, Wisconsin businesses and vehicles that were set ablaze between Sunday, Aug. 23 and Tuesday, Aug. 25.

ATF is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for the positive identification of each person depicted in attached videos and pictures who could further the arson investigations. ATF is working collaboratively on the investigations with the Kenosha Police Department, the Kenosha Fire Department, and the Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation in conjunction with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. The photos and videos are also posted on the ATF’s Twitter page.

People with information regarding the identity and/or whereabouts of these individuals are urged to contact ATF at 1-888-ATF-TIPS (283-8477), ATFTips@atf.gov, or submit an anonymous tip through the “ReportIt” app, available on Google Play and the Apple App Store. When reporting, be sure to include as many details as possible and contact information for potential follow up if a reward is sought.

“Arson is a very serious and violent crime as it is a danger to the whole community and federal convictions may result in a mandatory minimum of five years and a maximum of twenty years in prison,” said ATF Special Agent in Charge Kristen de Tineo of the Chicago Field Division. “We are dedicated to working closely with our law enforcement partners and the community to find these individuals, and we are appealing to the public because they can assist in holding them accountable.”

ATF protects the public from crimes involving firearms, explosives, arson, and the diversion of alcohol and tobacco products; regulates lawful commerce in firearms and explosives; and provides worldwide support to law enforcement, public safety, and industry partners. More information about ATF and its programs is available at www.atf.gov.

Kenosha arson suspects holding lighter fluid

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ATF is seeking to identify the above males (ID# Probation and Parole) in relation to an arson which occurred at Kenosha Probation and Parole Building at 1212 60th Street in Kenosha, Wisconsin the evening of Aug. 24.

Arson suspects

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ATF is seeking to identify the above people (ID# UNSUB15, UNSUB20) in relation to an arson that occurred at TCF Bank located at 1815 63rd Street in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Aug. 24 at 11:34 p.m.

County Credit Union arson suspects

County Credit Union Arson suspect #2

ATF is looking to identify these males (ID# UNSUB17, UNSUB18, UNSUB19) in relation to an arson that occurred at the County Credit Union located at 912 56th in Kenosha Wisconsin Aug. 24.

Garbage truck fire suspects

Garbage truck fire suspects

Arson suspects

ATF is seeking to identify the above males (ID# UNSUB1, UNSUB14) in relation to Kenosha garbage trucks set ablaze in Kenosha, Wisconsin Aug. 23.

Arson suspect wearing Nike "Just Do It" leggings

ATF is seeking to identify the above female (ID# UNSUB13) in relation to an arson set at Car Source located at 5821 Sheridan Road in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Aug. 24.

Arson suspect with face covered by white shirt

ATF National Response Team is seeking to identify the above male (ID# UNSUB12) in relation to an arson which occurred at Car Source located at 6226 Sheridan Road in Kenosha, Wisconsin the evening of Aug. 24.

Museum arson suspect

ATF is seeking to identify the above male (ID# UNSUB11) in relation to an arson which occurred at the Dinosaur Museum located at 5608 10Th Avenue in Kenosha, Wisconsin the evening of Aug. 24.

Arson suspect

ATF is seeking to identify the above male (ID# MANGIA) in relation to an arson which occurred at the Mangia’s Italian Restaurant 5717 Sheridan Road in Kenosha, Wisconsin the evening of Aug. 24.

B&L Furniture arson suspect

ATF is seeking to identify the above male (ID# B&L) in relation to an arson which occurred at B&L Furniture located at 1101 60th Street, Kenosha, Wisconsin the evening of Aug. 24.

Arson suspect

YouTube Video Link

ATF is seeking to identify the above male (ID# UNSUB22) in relation to a Kenosha City trailer set ablaze in Kenosha, Wisconsin Aug. 23.

Suspect holding gas can

ATF is seeking to identify the above male with a gas can (ID# UNSUB21) in relation various arsons in Kenosha, Wisconsin Aug. 24.

If you have information about any of these incidents, please contact the Milwaukee Field Office of ATF at 1-888-ATF-FIRE. Additionally, you may also email information to ATFTips@atf.gov.

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