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Modesto man arrested and charged with four counts of arson

Photo: Paul Patterson Jr. (age 28) / Modesto Police Department Originally published 10-5-20 via Facebook by the Modesto Police Department: “MPD Officers arrested Paul Patterson Jr of Modesto after he

Santa Barbara

Arsonist Arrested for three locations in Lompoc

September 18, 2020 – Santa Barbara County With half the state of California covered in a thick pall of smoke and more than 20,000 firefighters battling 27 wildfires statewide, one


Grocery Store Clerk Arrested on Suspicion of Setting Bank ATMs on Fire

NOVATO — Bank ATMs are equipped with security cameras that record everything that happens in proximity to them. Accordingly, this includes a grocery store clerk arrested on suspicion of setting


Man allegedly tried to start fire in Sonora, arrested on suspicion of arson

Photo: Jesse Peterson / Sonora Police Department Originally published 9-8-20 via Facebook by the Sonora Police Department: “During the 11 o’clock hour this morning, our office received a phone call


Drifter Arrested on Suspicion of Setting 3 Fires in Rapid Succession

NOVATO — A drifter visiting from Santa Monica has been arrested on suspicion of setting three fires in Novato on September 7. All three suspicious fires occurred in rapid succession

San Benito

Man arrested in connection to structure fire at abandoned city building

Photos: Hollister Police Department Hollister Police have arrested a man on suspicion of arson in connection to a structure fire on the 400 block of Vista Hill Court. Just before

San Bernardino

Arson arrest after arguing with owner. attempting to burn down business

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man who tried to burn it down – “On Tuesday, September 1, 2020, Loma Linda deputies responded to a fire at a


Man Covered in Soot Arrested on Suspicion of Arson

NOVATO — A man covered with soot found a short distance away from a brush fire was arrested on suspicion of arson. The same suspect was previously contacted at the


Daughter Charged with Setting RV Family Residence on Fire

Photo: (not the trailer in question) OAKLAND — A woman has been charged with setting an RV belonging to her mother on fire, which was being used as a family


Chronic Homeless Offender Keeps Police Busy with 17 Arrests this Year

FREMONT— Homeless persons keep police busy. One such homeless offender 26-year-old Belal Ayubzai has been arrested 17 times this year. On August 26 he was arrested again—on suspicion of arson,