ATF - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

05/20/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/20/2019 13:43

ATF Boston Field Division Offers $5,000 Reward in New Haven, Mosque Fire

BOSTON - The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Boston Field Division Special Agent in Charge Kelly D. Brady announced Friday, May 17th that a reward of $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who set fire to the Diyanet Mosque in New Haven, Connecticut on May 12, 2019. Additionally, the Connecticut Arson Watch program is offering up to $2,500 for information, which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible.

Investigators from the New Haven Police Department, New Haven Fire Department and the ATF New Haven Field Office have been assigned to the investigation.

Anyone with information about the arson is encouraged to call ATF's toll-free, 24-hour hotline at 1-888-ATF-FIRE (1-888-283-3473); or the Connecticut Arson Watch Reward Hotline at 401-383-7723.

ATF is the federal law enforcement agency with jurisdiction for investigating fires and explosions. More information about ATF and its programs can be found at www.atf.gov and by following ATF on Twitter at @ATFBoston and @ATFHQ.