OAKLAND (AP) — A man convicted of arson in a fire at a construction site in Oakland has been sentenced to five years in prison.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports Dustin Bellinger was sentenced Monday in federal court in Oakland.READ MORE: 12-Year-Old Arrested For Setting Fires In Tinder-Dry Berkeley Hills
Bellinger, who also goes by Faheem Bey, pleaded guilty this summer to setting fire nearly a year ago to the unfinished Hollis Oak apartments on the Oakland-Emeryville border.
The fire was one of 10 at under-construction housing complexes in the East Bay since 2012.READ MORE: Vallejo Police Investigating Fourth Homicide Of The Year
Investigators linked Bellinger to the Oct. 23 arson fire that burned itself out inside a construction site.
U.S. District Judge Haywood Stirling Gilliam Jr. ordered Bellinger to prison and also to spend three years on supervised probation and to pay building owners $97,000 in restitution.
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