Police Department

Reward Offer in Arson Case

Independence Police Department
223 N. Memorial Drive
Independence, MO 64050-3013
Public Information Office
Officer Tom Gentry
(816) 325-7258

News Release

For immediate release: May 22, 2014

Reward offered in Arson

Independence Police are giving notice that a reward of up to $2,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest of the suspect(s) involved in an arson fire that took place on May 12, 2014, at Bundschu Park, 11400 E. 9th St. S. Independence, MO.

Officers were call to the scene at approximately 12:45 a.m. and discovered playground equipment had been destroyed. The damage was estimated to be at least $10,000.

If anyone has any information leading to the identity of any suspect(s) or has any information regarding the crime that was committed, please call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-8177. If anyone calls with information, they do not have to reveal their identity. They will be given a number by which they may claim any reward money.