Arson threat made against Memories Pizza

Staff Writer

WALKERTON — Walkerton Police officially released information regarding an alleged threat toward Memories Pizza in Walkerton.
The business had stated that, in light of the recent Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) in Indiana, Memories Pizza will not cater food for gay weddings, however the business will continue to serve gay customers.
On April 1, Jessica Dooley released a tweet on Twitter stating, "Who's going to Walkerton with me to burn down Memories Pizza."
The department finished its investigation into the statement and submitted it to the St. Joseph County Prosecutors office for a possible charge of harassment, intimidation, and threats.
The department stated that it "is committed to extending professional police services to all in need, regardless of said person's sexual, religious, or political views. We encourage all to follow Indiana Laws and Statutes. We ask that all frustrations and rebuttals with Memories Pizza's recent media statements remain within the law."
Any and all violations of Indiana State statute can be prosecuted to the fullest extent possible, according to the department's release.
The Pilot News attempted to make contact with the owners of Memories Pizza, but they could not be reached for comment.