Crime Watch 8

Reward offered for information on Amtrak Beech Grove arson

BEECH GROVE, Ind. (WISH) — Authorities are looking for the person or people who set fires to the Amtrak Beech Grove Maintenance Facility, causing about $1 million in damages.

The Amtrak Office of the Inspector General and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are offering up to $10,000 in rewards for information leading to the arrest(s).

Authorities say at least one person set fire to two buildings at the facility on May 2 around 12:30 a.m. That’s located at 202 Garstang St. in Beech Grove.

The damage done to the buildings is estimated to be between $750,000 and $1 million. The buildings are owned by Amtrak, which is a corporation owned and operated by the federal government.

Anyone with information is asked to contact ATF at 1-888-ATF-TIPS or send an email to Tips can also be submitted online.


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