Articles Tagged With ‘Arson’




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Bradley woman pleads no contest in North County arson case

A Bradley woman who reportedly admitted to starting several fires in North County last year pleaded no contest to two charges on Monday. [Tribune] Debra Kay Collins is facing up to six years in prison... (Continue reading)

Unknown man sought by businessmen over The Sub fire

The owners of a popular San Luis Obispo retail store and head shop that went up in flames more than a year ago say they believe an off-duty firefighter, or a man identifying himself as... (Continue reading)

SLO High arson damage climbs to about $2 million

The computer lab fire that three former San Luis Obispo High School students allegedly set caused more than $1.8 million worth of damage, according to several estimates. Police have now arrested each of the defendants... (Continue reading)

SLO high arson suspect arrested again

One of the three former San Luis Obispo High School students accused of setting the school’s computer lab on fire is back in jail. For the second time in a period of eight days, San... (Continue reading)

Cause of The Sub fire in SLO remains ‘undetermined’

Nearly one year after a fire destroyed a popular San Luis Obispo retail store and head shop, city fire officials still have not assigned a cause to the blaze. The business, though, has posted on... (Continue reading)

SLO High arson suspects were angry with teacher

The three San Luis Obispo High School arson suspects confessed to setting the school’s computer lab on fire because they were angry with a former teacher, police say. [KSBY] Jacob Ruth, 19, is a recent... (Continue reading)

SLO High grads arrested for burning computer lab

Correction: All three suspects attended San Luis Obispo High, but only Jacob Ruth graduated from the school. Following an overnight fire that destroyed the San Luis Obispo High School computer lab, police officers arrested three... (Continue reading)

Car with Trump bumper sticker torched in Santa Maria

An arsonist allegedly set fire to a car in Santa Maria on Sunday that had a Donald Trump bumper sticker. [KCOY] On Sunday evening, a driver parked a green Ford Mustang in a lot in... (Continue reading)

Alleged arsonist arrested for setting two fires in Morro Bay

Authorities arrested a suspected arsonist for setting two fires in Morro Bay Tuesday evening. Officials have yet to release the suspect’s identity. [KSBY] Shortly after 5 p.m., the fires were discovered along a trail on... (Continue reading)

Homeless bus thief gets six years for Grover Beach crime spree

A 36-year-old homeless man has received a six-year prison sentence for an ambitious crime spree he embarked upon in June. On a single day, David James Krause, 36, started a fire; stole a bus and... (Continue reading)



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