For Immediate Release
ATF Offers a Reward Up to $5,000 in Shopping Center Fire
ATF Seeks to Identify Suspects
TULSA — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Dallas Field Division is offering a reward up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of three men responsible for an intentionally set fire.
On Monday, June 1, 2020, at approximately 12:30 a.m., Tulsa police and fire officials responded after a fire was reported at the Quality Thrift Shop in the Brooke Plaza Shopping Center, located in the 5100 block of South Peoria Ave. in Tulsa. Responders noted broken windows and visible fire inside the structure. The fire was contained to a small area of the building then extinguished.
ATF and Tulsa Fire Department investigators inspected the scene and determined the fire was intentionally set. Three suspects were captured on building security video at the time of the fire. The three suspects fled the area in a light-colored SUV, possibly an older model Buick Enclave, traveling north on South Peoria Avenue.
At approximately 1:00 a.m., approximately 1.5 miles north of the fire scene, two of the three suspects captured on surveillance at the Quality Thrift Shop fire were captured on video burglarizing the AT&T Store located in the 3700 block of South Peoria in Tulsa. Media captured at both the fire and the burglary scenes accompany this release.
Suspect 1 is believed to be a young male, unknown height and weight. At the time of the incidents, suspect 1 wore dark-colored athletic pants with a large, white Nike swoosh on the left outer thigh, a white t-shirt under a gray-colored, hooded sweat jacket with orange drawstrings and the letters “OSU” in orange on the left chest, light-colored tennis shoes with black laces and black accents on the soles and gloves. Suspect 1 obscured his identity with a printed, large brim baseball cap further covered by the hooded sweat jacket and a blue bandana on the lower half of his face. Suspect 1 carried a light-colored backpack with a consistent dark pattern.
Suspect 2 is believed to be a young male, unknown height and weight. At the time of the incident, suspect 3 wore blue jeans, a dark-colored, hooded sweatshirt with an emblem of the earth and the letters “NASA” in white print on top of the emblem and the words “SOUTHPOLE” in white print on the left sleeve and dark-colored shoes. Suspect 3 obscured his identity with a blue-colored knit cap with the letters “TULSA” in large yellow-colored print covered by the sweatshirt and a mask on the lower half of his face.
Suspect 3 is believed to be a young male, unknown height and weight. At the time of the incident, suspect 3 wore a dark-colored shorts with light-colored gloves protruding from the right rear pocket, a gray-colored t-shirt, gray-colored tennis shoes pants and a gray or tan-colored boonie/bucket-style hat. Suspect 3 obscured his identity with the boonie hat and a black mask on the lower half of his face. Suspect 3 did not appear on video at the burglary of the AT&T Store.
There are several ways to contact authorities with information about the suspects or incident(s). Anyone with information about these crime(s) should:
- Contact ATF by phone at 1-888-ATF-TIPS (888-283-8477), via email to ATFTips@atf.gov or through ATF’s website at www.atf.gov/contact/atftips. Tips can be submitted anonymously using the Reportit® app or by visiting www.reportit.com.
- Contact the Tulsa Fire Department Arson Investigations Unit by phone at
Contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 918-596-COPS (2677) or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Crime Stoppers tips can be submitted anonymously.