CATHOLIC CHURCH ARSONS

Unknown Suspect(s)
El Paso, Texas
May 7, May 13, June 15, 2019

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  • St. Jude
  • St. Matthew
  • St. Patrick

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Wanted by the FBI: Seeking Information About Catholic Church Arsons

The FBI and its law enforcement partners are seeking information regarding arsons at three Catholic churches in El Paso, Texas.

Se Busca por el FBI: Se Solicita Información Sobre Incendios Premeditados Contra Iglesias Católicas

El FBI y sus aliados policiales solicitan información sobre tres incendios premeditados contra iglesias católicas en El Paso, Texas.

Reward:

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for these crimes. There may be additional rewards being offered by other local law enforcement agencies and private parties.

Details:

The FBI’s El Paso Office; El Paso Fire Marshal’s Office; El Paso Police Department; and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the person(s) responsible for the May 7th, May 13th and June 15, 2019, arsons at St. Matthew Catholic Church, St. Patrick Cathedral, and St. Jude Catholic Church.

The unknown perpetrator(s) of these crimes are believed to have used an incendiary device in an attempt to set fire to three Westside Catholic churches. Each church sustained damage caused from these devices. No one was injured.

Submit a Tip:

Anyone with information should contact the FBI’s El Paso Office at (915) 832-5000 or Crime Stoppers of El Paso at (915) 566-TIPS (8477). Tips may also be reported anonymously at tips.fbi.gov or at crimestoppersofelpaso.org. You may also contact your local FBI office or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate.

Field Office: El Paso

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