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$15,000 reward offered for information on 12 Washington haystack arsons

The reward started at $5,000, but an anti-arson group added $10,000 on Wednesday. The arsons took place at 12 locations.
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GRANT COUNTY, Wash. — A total of $15,000 in rewards are being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for 12 haystack arsons in Grant County in 2019.

The Grant County Sheriff's Office first offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction on Tuesday. Then on Wednesday, the GCSO said that the Arson Alarm Foundation was adding a $10,000 reward as well.

The arsons took place across 12 locations, including:

  • Road 6 Northwest and Road N 5 Northwest
  • Road 3 Northwest and O Northwest
  • Road U Northeast and Road 2 Northeast
  • Adams Road Northwest and Road 9 Northwest
  • Road U Northeast and Road 3 Northeast
  • Road 9 Northwest and Road I5 Northwest
  • Road 3 Northwest and Road A Northwest
  • 45000 block of Road 3 Northwest
  • Road 3 Northwest and Division Road North
  • Road L Southeast and Road 4 Southeast
  • Beverly Burke Road and Highway 26
  • 8000 block of Martin Road Northwest

The GCSO also recommends that people with haystacks on their property should install some type of surveillance cameras or alarms around their haystacks and to rake the soil around the stacks to allow for footprints to be made.

Anyone with information should contact the GCSO by emailing the crime tips line. If you think you are witnessing an arson in progress or suspicious activity, call 911.

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