HOLLISTER (CBS SF) – Surveillance video helped lead police to a man suspected of setting a string of fires and slashing tires in downtown Hollister.
Early Monday, police and fire crews responded to reports of several fires and vehicles vandalized.READ MORE: Bill To Let CA Politicians See Names On Recall Petitions Won't Move Forward
After reviewing overnight surveillance video, police recognized a familiar car at two of the fires. The vehicle was located later in the 200 block of San Benito Street.READ MORE: Derek Chauvin Trial: San Francisco DA Boudin Says 'A Long Way To Go' On Reform After Guilty Verdicts
The suspect, David Anthony Pequeno was taken into custody when he was spotted leaving in a different car, around 2 p.m.
Pequeno, 21, was booked into the San Benito County Jail on four counts of arson.MORE NEWS: Derek Chauvin Trial: South Bay Activists Relieved By Guilty Verdict
Bail was set for $1,000,004.