A 72-year-old man has been arrested for a series of arson incidents in San Francisco’s Polk Gulch neighborhood.
Police in a university town near Sacramento are calling on federal authorities to help investigate an attempted arson that they say appears to have been intended to maim and kill people in and around an off-campus fraternity house.
On Tuesday, Sutter County DA Carl Adams announced he’ll step down, just hours after his former lover accused police in an Associated Press article of overreaching when they counted him as a suspect in the fire investigation.
A 48-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson for allegedly setting a fire on the dock of Gashouse Cove in San Francisco’s Marina District last week, police said Monday.
A Petaluma man was arrested Sunday morning on suspicion of setting a woman’s car on fire in connection with a domestic violence case, according to police.
An Oakland man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of starting a brush fire off of Calistoga Road in Santa Rosa, a Sonoma County sheriff’s lieutenant said.
Nathaniel Ridgway Schmidt, 20, of Cazadero, was sentenced Thursday in Sonoma County Superior Court to five years’ probation and one year in the Sonoma County North Detention Facility.
Authorities have arrested a 72-year-old man in connection with a stolen car found burning with three bodies inside in rural Northern California.
Police have detained someone in connection with a grass fire off of Interstate Highway 280 in San Jose.
Martinez police arrested a 48-year-old Concord woman Sunday evening after she was allegedly caught starting a brush fire that threatened homes.