10/22/20, 6:11 PM
LAW OFFICE FIRE-UpDate
Grand Jury Investigation
Ranch Matters has published several stories regarding the May 25, 2019, arson fire that seriously damaged the law firm offices of Madras attorneys Glenn, Reeder & Gassner.
Today, the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office convened a Grand Jury to investigate and subpoenaed witnesses to appear. We spoke with two of the witnesses.
Witness Robert Berg told Ranch Matters that his testimony focused on his limited involvement surrounding discovering the fire. He stated, “I saw smoke coming out of the top of the building-it caught my interest.” He investigated before calling 911 and made sure the building was unoccupied. While on the scene,
Photos Courtesy of Robert Berg
Berg took “17 photos” and before today, no one asked him for the pictures. Berg noted, the first time he was contacted by law enforcement was approximately 18 months later, on September 18, 2020.