Paso Robles man arrested for trying to light man on fire
May 31, 2011
Paso Robles police arrested a man suspected of trying to light another man on fire at a parking lot on the 2800 block of Riverside Avenue earlier this month. [Tribune]
Christopher Allen Schnaidt, 19, allegedly poured gasoline from a water bottle on the victim. He than attempted to fire up his lighter while telling the man he was going to kill him.
When the lighter failed, the victim discarded some of his clothes and ran from the scene.
Schnaidt was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and assault on May23.
Schnaidt was booked into San Luis Obispo County Jail with bail set at $505,000 bail.