School Vandalism & Arson

School Vandalism & Arson

Peninsula High School Fire

Pierce County Sheriff’s detectives need your help to identify the suspect responsible for an arson and vandalism at a high school.

At 3:00 a.m. on Wednesday September 27th, 2017, the pictured suspect spray painted a racist message in the high school parking lot and then spray painted a message on a memorial bench outside the main entrance to Peninsula High School in Gig Harbor.  The same bench was set on fire on the night of Sunday September 26th, 2016, there were no arrests in that case.

The suspect attempted to smash in a library window using a baseball bat, then poured gasoline on the entrance to a portable building and lit it on fire, resulting in over $60,000 in smoke damage to 8 classrooms in the building.

The unidentified suspect appears to be a young white male wearing dark pants, a dark hooded jacket hoodie, and had a mask or bandana over his face.


Receive up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and charges filed for the person responsible in this case.
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