There is a $20,000 reward for anyone with information leading to the arrest of the person who has been vandalizing and setting fires in the East Hills neighborhood, since February.  The arsonist threatened  more muggings, kidnapping and destruction of vehicles and property if the deadline set was not met. 

In a letter, the arsonist threatened neighborhood residents with more violence if they did not leave the area and turn the area into housing for low income families, by April 25th.

 Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Grand Rapids Police Department at 616-456-3604, Silent Observer at 616-774-2345, or the Michigan Arson Prevention Committee at 800-44-ARSON