Arson Attempt at St. John United Church of Christ by North School Park


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At St. John United Church of Christ, 308 N. Evergreen Ave., in Arlington Heights between 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, and 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24 someone broke a ground-level window and poured accelerant through the broken window and attempted to light the fluid. Only materials on the outer window ignited.

A reward is being offered for information leading to arrest of the person who tried to start the fire. Anyone with information on the fire and crime is urged to call Arlington Heights Crime Stoppers at (847) 590-STOP. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and may qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000. is an Amazon Associate website, which means that a small percentage of your purchases gets paid to at no extra cost to you. When you use the search boxes above, any Amazon banner ad, or any product associated with an Amazon banner on this website, you help pay expenses related to maintaining and creating new services and ideas for a resourceful website. See more info at