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Friday, February 22, 2013

LBFD: Arson Unit made three arrests last week

Posted: 22 Feb 2013 02:06 PM PST
In the past week the Long Beach Fire Department’s Arson Unit has solved and made arrests regarding the following arson cases:
On Friday, February 15, 2013 a female suspect was arrested at 820 Hoffman in connection with a fire the previous day at 1077 Orange Avenue. The suspect was charged with arson of an inhabited structure and her probation was violated.
On Saturday, February 16, 2013, a male suspect was arrested in connection of burning his vehicle at 17th and Daisy in August 2012.  The suspect was charged with arson and insurance fraud.
On Tuesday, February 19, 2013 a male subject was arrested for false ID to a police officer and illegally burning without a permit.  The male decided he needed to set a fire in the backyard of his apartment.  He was initially contacted by Engine 11 and understood he was wrong to burn his belongings in public.  Over four hours later they returned and the subject’s attitude had changed and he was arrested.

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