O'Fallon, Ill. Police investigate 3 separate incidents of arson

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on August 4, 2014 at 12:01 PM

Updated Monday, Aug 4 at 6:40 PM

(KMOV) – O’Fallon, Illinois Police are investigating three separate cases of arson in July and August.

According to a news release, the first incident occurred in the 500 block of Rebecca July 17. The other two incidents occurred August 3 in the 1200 block of N. Yale and the 1200 block of Affirm Drive. Police say the fires occurred sometime between 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
 
Police believe an accelerant was used to light the vinyl siding on each home. 
 
Due to the amount of damage the homes sustained, the O’Fallon Police Department is offering a $1,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect. 
 
Police ask that anyone with information contact Detective William Barlock at 618-624-4545. 
 

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