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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Reward Notice

Contact: Steve Blando
For Immediate Release
Tuesday, February 2, 2021

$25,000 Reward Still Offered in Church Fire

ATF Releases Additional Images from Arson Fire set in St. John’s Episcopal Church during May Demonstrations in D.C.

WASHINGTON – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives today released additional images taken in and around St. John’s Episcopal Church, located at 1525 H Street NW during demonstrations this past May. ATF continues to offer a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and prosecution of person(s) responsible for the fire at St. John’s.

Investigators from the ATF/DC Arson & Explosives Task Force, which includes the Metropolitan Police Department, DC Fire & EMS, and ATF continue their investigation and would like to identify an individual with a Yellow Hoodie, multi-colored jacket. One sleeve is blue, another is reddish. He is pictured in the surveillance photos.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the ATF tip line 1-888-ATF-Fire / (888) 283-3473 or the MPD Command Information Center at (202) 727-9099.  Information can also be sent to, through ATF’s website at

Tips can also be sent anonymously via the reportit® app using ATF Washington Field Division as the location. It is available through the Google Play Store, Apple App Store, and at

ATF is the lead federal law enforcement agency with jurisdiction involving violent crime investigations involving arson and arson-for-profit and conducting fire scene examinations. More information about ATF and its programs is available at

Arson suspect wearing a black, pink, neon yellow and blud hoodie dark colored pants.

Arson suspect wearing a black, pink, neon yellow and blud hoodie dark colored pants.



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