Fires Along Iron Horse Trail In Concord, Pleasant Hill Determined To Be ArsonA series of fires along a popular walking and cycling trail in Contra Costa County have been determined to be intentionally set, according to fire officials.
Fremont Felony Arson, Vandalism Suspect Arrested Twice In 5 DaysA man arrested last Thursday in connection with setting fires in Fremont had been arrested on suspicion of similar crimes and released from custody just days earlier, according to police.
Man Accused Of Setting 3 Suspicious Fires In FremontA 39-year-old transient was arrested early Sunday morning after witnesses told Fremont police they saw him start three fires on Mowry Avenue.
Arson Suspect in Custody After 6 Brush Fires Set in Larkspur, Corte MaderaPolice detained a 61-year-old man Saturday morning in connection with six brush fires set overnight in Corte Madera and Larkspur.
Authorities Announce Arson Arrest In Concord RV Fire MondayAuthorities in Concord on Thursday announced the arrest of a suspect in connection with a recreational vehicle fire that burned under Highway 4 in Concord earlier this week.
George Floyd Protests: Oakland Police Say 200 Businesses Looted; 137 Arson Fires Set, More Than 300 Arrested During UnrestWith calls to defund her department growing louder, Oakland interim police chief Susan Manheimer penned an open letter to local residents Thursday detailing the challenges her officers faced during several nights of violent protest related to the death of George Floyd.
Firefighters Contain Fairfield Brush Fire That Burned More Than 100 AcresA two-alarm brushfire that burned 117 acres and threatened 12 houses Friday evening has been contained, the Fairfield fire department said.
Arson Suspect Arrested In San Jose Wildfires; Evacuees Allowed To Return To Homes An arson suspect was in custody and evacuated residents allowed to return to their homes Thursday night after a series of small intentionally set fires burned 80 acres of tinder-dry vegetation near a San Jose water treatment plant.
Reckless Arson Blamed In Destructive Suisun City Fire; Suspects SoughtA wind-whipped fire that destroyed several homes and killed a number of animals in Suisun City on Wednesday afternoon has now been determined to be arson. Fire investigators said they have identified the suspects and police are now searching for them.
Bike-Riding Fremont Transient Jailed for Burglary, Arson, Vandalism in 2 Incidents at Same HouseA 32-year-old transient from Fremont was booked into Santa Rita Jail on charges that include burglary and arson at a residence Wednesday and a vandalism involving the same victim on May 17.
Suspect Arrested In Series Of Molotov Cocktail Arson Attacks In San JosePolice have arrested a suspect in a series of molotov cocktail arsons set off in the downtown and Rose Garden area of San Jose, authorities said.
American Canyon Man Arrested For Arson And Attempted Murder Of Former GirlfriendA 29-year-old American Canyon man has been arrested for arson and attempted murder after he allegedly set his former girlfriend's Vallejo home ablaze early Saturday morning.
Man Arrested In Sunnyvale For Allegedly Setting Trash Cans On FireA 38-year-old man was arrested for allegedly setting various trash cans on fire near a home and at a park in Sunnyvale early Monday morning, according to the city's Department of Public Safety.
Arson Suspected Following Fire, Possible Explosion At San Jose Apartment ComplexSan Jose authorities are investigating after a fire and possible explosion was reported at an apartment complex on New Year's night.
Santa Rosa Man Sentenced For Vicious Inmate Assault and Torching County JailA Santa Rosa man has been sentenced to more than 35 years in prison for a Sonoma County jailhouse crime spree that included the attempted murder of a fellow inmate and setting an arson fire that heavily damaged the facility's common area and sent several inmates to the hospital for smoke inhalation.