Information Sought: Arson

"For Immediate Release"
Media Contact: Sonya Dodds, 863 534-3677 or 863 820-4839, pager

From the
Files of . . .
Polk County Crime Stoppers

Polk County Sheriff's Office detectives, in conjunction with the State Fire Marshal's Office, are investigating six arson cases committed within the last week in the area of Avenue G Northwest, near Inwood.

The fires appear to have been set by "Malatov Cocktails." To date no one has been injured. Damage to residential and commercial structures have been estimated to be in excess of $50,000.

Through the State Fire Marshal's Office up to an additional $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspects for each arson is being offered.

A reward of up to $1,000 may be awarded for information leading to the arrest or indictment of a suspect or suspects. Anyone with information is asked to contact Polk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS. Anonymity is Guaranteed!

January 13, 1999


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