ATF releases photos of persons of interest in St. Paul arsons, asks public for pictures, videos that may help investigations

The National Response Team of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, in conjunction with the St. Paul Police Department, St. Paul Fire Department and Minnesota State Fire Marshal Division, are looking for persons of interest related to several fires set amid riots last week related to the death of George Floyd.

"The individuals we are seeking to identify may have important information that could significantly aid in solving some of these arson cases," said Assistant Special Agent in Charge Jon Ortiz.

More photos of other people of interest are expected to be released in the next few days

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Along with identifying the persons of interest, investigators are looking for more photos or videos from the nights of unrest from the public.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the persons of interest is asked to contact ATF at 1-888-ATF-TIPS, email or submit information anonymously at and select "ATF – St Paul Field Division."

The ATF is working with the FBI to investigate crimes related to recent public unrest in the wake of George Floyd's death. In addition to the fires, the FBI is looking for people who may have incited or promoted violence of any kind. If you have information related to violence you are asked to call 1-800-CALLFBI or visit

St. Paul Goodwill persons of interest:

St. Paul Great Health persons of interest:

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Speedway 717 Snelling person of interest: 

Springboard for the Arts persons of interest:

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