MONROE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Police on Wednesday were searching for the suspect who firebombed an officer’s home.
As CBS 2’s Alice Gainer reported, a $20,000 reward was being offered for the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the firebombing, as authorities try to figure out who targeted the officer and why.
Firefighters responded to the blaze in the two-story colonial-style home on Arlene Drive in Monroe Township around 4 a.m. Monday.
Officials said the fire was brought under control within 10 to 15 minutes, but caused substantial damage to the home.
As WCBS 880’s Levon Putney reported, Edison Police Capt. Mark Anderko’s wife and children were inside, but no one was injured in the fire.