For Immediate Release
Updated Video and Photographs: ATF Offers $5,000 Reward for Information about Persons of Interest in Kenosha 2020 Arson Investigations
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Field Office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is issuing newly obtained photographs and videos seeking the public’s help identifying numerous persons of interest who could advance the arson investigations of several Kenosha, Wisconsin businesses and vehicles that were set ablaze between Sunday, August 23 and Tuesday, August 25, 2020.
ATF is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for the positive identification of each person depicted in newly released videos and pictures who could further the arson investigations, leading to an arrest and prosecution. 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, @ATF_Chicago.
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.
“ATF agents will continue to work with our law enforcement partners investigating these arsons for as long as it takes in order to hold those accountable,” said ATF Special Agent in Charge Kristen de Tineo of the Chicago Field Division. “Publicizing these newly acquired photographs and videos of last fall’s civil unrest, we are hopeful the public will assist in solving these violent crimes committed against the whole community.”
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.
Probation and Parole Arson
ATF is seeking to identify the males in attached photographs (UNSUB #31 and UNSUB #32) and video link (UNSUB #34 and UNSUB #35) in relation to an arson which occurred at Kenosha Probation and Parole Building at 1212 60th Street in Kenosha, Wisconsin the evening of August 24.
Video of UNSUB #34 and UNSUB #35: https://youtu.be/0rukLcObopk
B&L Furniture Arson
ATF is seeking to identify the male in the attached photographs and video link (UNSUB #30) in relation to an arson which occurred at B&L Furniture located at 1101 60th Street, Kenosha, Wisconsin the evening of August 24.
Video of UNSUB #30: https://youtu.be/YEN0oJGvcGw
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.