Bomb Scare Reward Fund Grows

The reward fund for information in the Marquette area Black Friday bomb scare continues to grow. As of today, the reward is $3,600.

The fund was started November 26th after calls to Marquette and Marquette Township establishments caused the evacuation of shoppers on the busiest retail day of the year. The proceeds of the reward fund are earmarked for the person who provides information that leads to an arrest or conviction for the person or people responsible for the bomb threats.

If you have information regarding the incident, contact the Marquette Police Department at (906) 228-0400. If you’d like to contribute to the reward fund, contact The Mining Journal at (906) 228-2500.

Current contributors to the Black Friday Reward Fund are:

Mining Journal $500.00

Holiday Inn $250.00

Econo Foods $250.00

Wal-Mart $250.00

Westwood Mall $250.00

Anonymous $100.00 (BS)

Anonymous $250.00 (T)

LSCP $100.00

UP Home Health and Hospice $100.00

Marquette Township Business Association $200.00

Tourville Apartments $500.00

The John Marshall Family $100.00

Marquette County Convention and Visitor Bureau. $250.00.

Jim Cihak $100.00

Bonanza $100.00

Oasis $100.00

Cedar Motor Inn $100.00

Subway $100.00


Total $3,600.00