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Santa Cruz

Domestic violence call leads to arson investigation in Santa Cruz

PHOTOS: Santa Cruz Police SANTA CRUZ — Police have arrested two people in connection to a domestic violence incident that reportedly resulted in an arson investigation last week. On Wednesday,

Mono

Man arrested in connection to two structure fires

Photo: the fire is contained MAMMOTH LAKES – Two structure fires were deliberately set in the Mammoth Lakes area on the morning of August 26th. The perpetrator was swiftly identified

Contra Costa

Man Arrested for Setting Brush Fire in Parkland near Populated Area

Photo: Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve ANTIOCH — Authorities arrested a man believed to be responsible for setting a brush fire in parkland on the outskirts of a populated area.

Placer

He didn’t notice the fire burning beside him

Photo: Gary Ruble LINCOLN – On July 16th a deputy with the Placer County Sheriff’s Office noticed a man “walking away from a rapidly growing grass fire.” Within a minute

Alameda

Homeless Man Arrested 13 Times is Back on the Streets Again

Photo: Jeffrey L. Wells FREMONT — Life is tough for 58-year-old Jeffrey L. Wells. Besides being homeless, Wells has been arrested 13 times, mostly for drugs and violence. His latest

Alameda

Arsonist Suspected of Setting Cars on Fire, Crashing into Gas Pumps

Photo: Michaelis D. Brown LIVERMORE — Before California Highway Patrol officers could arrest him, an arsonist set multiple cars on fire and even crashed into gasoline pumps at a 7-11.

Ventura

Arsonist Watches First Responders Look for Him

Photo: Rainer Hirschfelder Ventura County – The mountain community of Lockwood Valley, in the northernmost reaches of Ventura County, was the scene of a raging pre-dawn residential fire on May

Del Norte

Leigha Labraska arrested for arson in Crescent City

Photo: scene of arson CRESCENT CITY – A structure fire at an apartment building located at 1045 E. Condor Street #505 occurred on the night of Monday April 8th. Responding

Plumas

Temporary employee’s arson results in homicide

BLAIRSDEN – Early on the morning of March 14th the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a “fully involved structure fire at 69067 Mohawk Vista Drive.” Fire Department

San Mateo

Pair of garbage bin arsonists arrested thanks to surveillance

Photo: Carlos Cristerna and Wilbert Ramirez SAN MATEO – In the early morning of March 21st, a fire occurred in an alley behind the first block of Second Avenue.  A