Reward for tips leading to arrest of Eastern Shore arsonist increased to $25,000

Posted at 4:48 PM, Feb 14, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-14 17:30:48-05

Nearly 50 arsons have been reported on the Eastern Shore and now the Accomack County Sheriff’s Department is increasing the reward for tips leading to an arrest and conviction. The reward now stands at $25,000.

You can call or text tips. The number is 757-655-1437.

In the latest case, someone tried setting fire to a church in Onancock.  The church had minor damage and investigators say that could help them in the case.


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