Reward offered for information about Bear Creek Golf Club fire

January 29, 2013 


Beaufort County Sheriff P.J. Tanner, right, starts the press conference with an introduction to Hugh Murphy, president of Bear Creek Golf Club. Murphy announced the offering of a $10,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of those that started the Nov. 26 fire at Bear Creek in Hilton Head Plantation on HIlton Head Island Tuesday morning.


A $10,000 reward is being offered to anyone who can provide information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a Nov. 26 suspicious fire at Bear Creek Golf Club on Hilton Head Island.

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office, Bear Creek Golf Club officials and Hilton Head Plantation security officials are slated to announce the reward at an 11 a.m. press conference today at the golf club, 237 Whooping Crane Way.

The suspicious fire destroyed 52 golf carts at the course. Read more about it here: Arson suspected in fire at Hilton Head golf course, Nov. 26, 2012.

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