FBI Buffalo
Buffalo Press Office
(716) 843-1788
January 19, 2023

FBI Buffalo Continues to Offer $25,000 Reward for Information in the CompassCare Arson Investigation

FBI Buffalo continues to seek the public’s help to identify the individuals responsible for the arson of the CompassCare Pregnancy Services Center at 1230 Eggert Road, Amherst, New York, on June 7, 2022.

As part of a national effort to bring awareness to a series of attacks and threats targeting reproductive health service facilities across the country, the FBI is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the suspects responsible for this crime.

At approximately 2:45 a.m., the Amherst Police Department received a 911 call regarding a fire at the CompassCare Center. Individual(s) had thrown Molotov cocktails at the Center. This started a fire that caused significant damage. One of the individuals spray-painted the words “Jane was here” on the building, as well. The FBI believes the individuals drove a 2013-2016 red or orange Dodge Dart sedan. Suspect 1 in the FBI’s seeking information poster is estimated to be approximately 5’11”.

FBI Buffalo: Surveillance in CompassCare Arson Investigation

November 14, 2022

FBI Buffalo is seeking the public’s help to identify the individuals responsible for the arson of the CompassCare Pregnancy Services Center at 1230 Eggert Road, Amherst, New York, on June 7, 2022.

Transcript / Download

This criminal act is a violation of Title 18 U.S.C. § 844(i), Destruction by Means of a Fire or Explosive, which carries a penalty of up to twenty (20) years in federal prison, and potentially, a violation of Title 18 U.S.C. § 248(a)(3), Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances.

Anyone with information is asked to call 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324), contact their local FBI office, or submit a tip online at tips.fbi.gov. You may remain anonymous.   

You can view seeking information posters for other arsons and potential FACE Act violations here.

For media inquiries please call (716) 856-7800 or email jmmcbride@fbi.gov.