On Wednesday, January 6th at 10:08 am the Mitchell Department of Public Safety responded to heavy black smoke coming out of a train car parked in the train yard near the intersection of Kimball and Railroad Blvd. Mitchell Department of Public Safety first responders went to the area and found that items in the train car were on fire. The fire was then extinguished by the Mitchell Fire Department. Items in the train car were a complete loss. Upon investigation of the scene the fire was determined to be an act of arson.
If you have information in relation to this incident, or if you have information regarding suspicious activity in this area at this time, or information relating to any other crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 996-1700. Remember that you do not have to identify yourself, and a CASH REWARD is available if it leads to the arrest of the subject or subjects involved. There are no caller ID’s attached to this phone line, so you will remain anonymous. To submit a mobile tip, please download the free “P3 Tips” app from the Google Play store or Apple Store. If you do not wish to download the app, you may still submit a mobile tip from any web-enabled device by going to www.p3tips.com. Upon receipt of a tipster’s first incoming message the system will auto-reply with a confirmation containing the tipster’s unique tip ID. Anonymous two way communication can then occur between the tipster and Investigators. You can also go to www.mitchellcrimestoppers.org to submit a crime tip by e-mail.
Information received through CRIME STOPPERS remains totally anonymous. Tipsters who provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s) will be given a CASH REWARD
A minimum of $250 is paid for rewards on all “Crime of the Weeks” solved through Crime Stoppers. Mitchell Area Crime Stoppers, Inc offers this reward. Rewards will not be paid if crime tips, leading to an arrest, are not made directly to Mitchell Area Crime Stoppers, Inc. by telephone or by web tip.
To date 352 crimes have been solved through information from Crime Stoppers.