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Reward offered in arson cases at Durham park

Posted January 6, 2012

— Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information about several cases of arson within the past month at a Durham park.

Durham police said Friday that a Lincoln Town Car was heavily damaged at Piney Wood Park, 400 East Woodcroft Parkway, when it someone set it on fire around 9 p.m. on Dec. 3.

Shortly before 9 p.m. on Dec. 25, a 2003 Lexus was also destroyed in a fire at the park.

Four days later, on Dec. 29, someone set the park's maintenance storage room on fire in the middle of the night and also painted graffiti on a bathroom wall.

There have not been any injuries reported, authorities said.

Anyone with information about the fires can call Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200 or the Durham Police Department at 919-560-4415, extension 29311.

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  • not my real name Jan 9, 2012

    put up cameras with night vision, they will be back i'm sure