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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


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.


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


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


Fillmore Firebug Foiled

Photo: Eric Manzano Ventura County – According to Ventura County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Sgt. Vince Alvarez, the City of Fillmore has recently been the site of “a rash of fires


Man calls deputies to tell them he is shooting off his 357

Photo: Fisher’s residence (KRCR) REDDING – On January 13th at 9:00 a.m. the Shasta Area Safety Communications Agency, received a call from a man who announced he that was shooting

Los Angeles

Knives, Fires, and an Eight-Hour SWAT Standoff

Photo: Abraham Jin Moon WEST COVINA – Sometimes a house guest overstays their welcome…to questionable results. Such was the case when West Covina PD Officers immediately responded to a call


Dumpster Fire Contained, Suspected Arsonist Arrested

Photo: Paul Allen Aguilar EUREKA – On the evening of December 11th a dumpster fire was reported, responded to, and extinguished on 3rd Street. Investigators contacted surrounding businesses in order