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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Reward Notice

Contact: Kimberly Nerheim
For Immediate Release
Friday, May 7, 2021

ATF Seeking Information Connected to a Milwaukee Residential Firebombing

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Field Office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a vehicle driving near a residential explosion in the 3000 block of North 77th Street, in Milwaukee, at approximately 4:45 am on Sunday, April 25, 2021.

ATF is appealing to the public seeking the positive identification of the owner and/or driver of the vehicle in the attached photograph who could further the firebomb investigation. ATF is working collaboratively on the investigations with the Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation. The photo is also posted on the ATF’s Twitter page, @ATF_Chicago.

People with information regarding the identity and/or whereabouts of the individual associated with this vehicle are urged to contact ATF at 1-888-ATF-TIPS (283-8477),, 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.

“ATF agents in collaboration with the Wisconsin DCI investigators will continue to investigate this explosion in order to hold those accountable,” said ATF Special Agent in Charge Kristen de Tineo of the Chicago Field Division. “We are hopeful the public will assist in solving this violent crime, which threatens the safety of the 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

Van driving near a residential explosion in the 3000 block of North 77th Street

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