Inspectors are offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information
leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible
for mailing an improvised explosive device to the 1400 block of
Sunflower Road, Washington, KS 66968. The device detonated on January
30, 2004, at 4:10 p.m., injuring the resident. The parcel is believed
to have been mailed from Wamego, KS.
Anyone who was
in or around the Wamego, KS, Post Office at approximately 1:00 p.m.
on Wednesday, January 28, 2004, is asked to contact the U.S. Postal Inspection Service at 1-877-876-2455, Wamego Police Department at 785-456-9553, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation toll-free
at 1-800-KSCRIME, the Washington County Sheriff's Office at 785-325-2293,
or the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives at 816-559-0710.
information will be kept strictly confidential.