Eastern Pa.’s ABC Offers Reward for Job Site Arsonist

Mon January 28, 2013 - Northeast Edition
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Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and the felony conviction of the person(s) responsible for damages at the Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting in Philadelphia.

According to police investigators, on Dec. 20, 2012, vandals entered the job site of a Quaker meetinghouse being built in Chestnut Hill, a community in a northern section of Philadelphia. The vandals cut anchor bolts and used torches on structural columns, as well as set the cab of a crane on fire. The vandalism resulted in $500,000 in damages.

The $50,000 reward will go to the person that provides information leading to the arrest and felony conviction of any adult(s) who authorized, or engaged in the act of, the vandalism. If more than one person provides such information, the total reward will be divided among the informants as deemed appropriate by ABC.

Call 610/279-6666 to report any information.