$30,000 reward offered to solve 3-decades-old death of Suffolk police officer
The reward to help find the person responsible for killing a Suffolk County police officer three decades ago is now up to $30,000.
It's been 31 years of heartbreak for the Wustenhoff family. Dennis Wustenhoff was working as an undercover narcotics detective when he was killed by a car bomb on Feb. 15, 1990. Det. Wustenhoff got into his parked car in front of his North Patchogue home and moments later the bomb, which was under his seat, went off.
No one was ever arrested in the case and now his children Melissa, Jennifer and Kevin, along with his widow Fran, say it's time an arrest is made.
The Suffolk PBA also unveiled a billboard campaign Monday in hopes of catching the killer.
Melissa Wustenhoff set up a Facebook page one year ago calling for her father's killer to be apprehended. Since then, the Suffolk County Police Department, the Suffolk DA and the FBI have promised the family a more concerted effort in finding Wustenhoff's killer.