Tag: Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives

Wills Point Church Fire Officially Called Arson

| February 8, 2010 | 1 Comment



While teams of local, state and federal authorities look at hundreds of leads in a string of church arsons, several vehicles seen near churches in recent weeks are being checked out to see if they could possibly be related to the fires. Tom Crowley, Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives special agent, said investigators have determined […]




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ATF outlines investigation of Wills Point church fire

| February 6, 2010 | 0 Comments



WILLS POINT (KYTX) – Similarities are starting to appear in the string of church fires around East Texas. Those similarities are being determined by more than 40 ATF agents from across the country who assembled in Wills Point today. They're not commenting on all the similarities just yet, but they did say that it appears […]




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ATF National Response Team Activated to Investigate Church Fire in Wills Point, Texas

| February 5, 2010 | 0 Comments



For Immediate Release February 4, 2010 Contact: Tom Crowley ATF Special Agent, PIO Cell: (214) 435-5226 ATF National Response Team Activated to Investigate Church Fire in Wills Point, Texas WILLS POINT, Texas – The National Response Team (NRT) of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) along with ATF special agents from the […]




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ATF: Investigation Of Temple Church Fire Nearly Complete

| January 27, 2010 | 1 Comment



TEMPLE (January 26, 2010)—Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigators said Tuesday their work at the site of the fire that gutted the sanctuary of Temple’s historic First Baptist Church is almost complete. They said they’re now analyzing data and writing reports and then will compare notes on their findings. The anticipate remaining in […]




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ATF: ’09 Corsicana fire may be related to church blazes

| January 23, 2010 | 0 Comments



TYLER – Two church fires in Tyler over the weekend and yesterday's church fire in Lindale have been determined to be intentionally set, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has determined. A church fire in Corsicana in late 2009 may also be related to the recent blazes at seven Tyler-area churches, agents […]




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ATF National Response Team Activated to Investigate First Baptist Church Fire in Temple

| January 22, 2010 | 0 Comments



TEMPLE, TEXAS – The National Response Team (NRT) of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) along with ATF special agents from the Austin Field Office have been activated by a request from the Temple Fire Department to investigate a fire at the First Baptist Church. The fire at the church, located at […]




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ATF ENTERS INVESTIGATION INTO CHURCH FIRES IN TYLER, TEXAS

| January 19, 2010 | 1 Comment



TYLER, Texas — The National Response Team (NRT) of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), along with ATF special agents from Tyler have entered the investigation into two church fires in Tyler. There have been six church fires in the East Texas area since January 1st. On Jan. 16, at approximately 6:30 […]




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Racist Graffiti Found At Potter’s House

| June 16, 2009 | 0 Comments



JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The FBI, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives as well as the Jacksonville Sheriff's Officer are investigating after racist graffiti and images were painted all over a the property of a popular Jacksonville church on Monday. Vandals painted words and images such as white power, a swastika, KKK, the n-word, as […]




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