FBI Buffalo Offering $25,000 Reward for Information in the CompassCare Arson Investigation
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.
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for the arson.
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”.
A frontal view of Suspect 1 in the CompassCare arson investigation
A backside view of Suspect 1 in the CompassCare arson investigation
A view of Suspect 2 in the CompassCare arson investigation
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 20 years in federal prison, and potentially, a violation of Title 18 U.S.C. § 248(a)(3), Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances.
If you have any information regarding this case, or recognize these individuals, please call 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324). You may also contact your local FBI office or submit a tip online at tips.fbi.gov.
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