Articles Tagged With ‘Arson’




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 its Facebook page that arsonists... (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 graduate of SLO High, while... (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 recent graduates of the school... (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 front of the popular El... (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 Black Hill between Morro Bay... (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 crashed it; burglarized a home;... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man facing prison time for burning his own home

On top of destroying his own home and suffering third-degree burns on 30 percent of his body, a Los Osos man is now facing prison time — up to eight years and eight months. On Wednesday, a San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)

Female arsonist arrested for North County fires

A 58-year-old Bradley woman is charged with starting multiple fire in the Nacimiento Lake Drive area in North San Luis Obispo County. However, investigators ruled out that Devorah Collins had any involvement in the cause of the 46,000-acre Chimney Fire.... (Continue reading)

Man arrested for starting devastating California wildfire

Authorities have arrested a Northern California man for starting the Clayton Fire, which has burned 4,000 acres and more than 175 structures in Lake County. The alleged arsonist is also accused of starting numerous other fires in the Northern California... (Continue reading)

Another homeless man arrested for arson in SLO

San Luis Obispo police arrested a homeless man for starting fires in a dumpster and two trash cans on Madonna Road Tuesday morning. The incident marked the second time this year police accused a homeless man of starting a fire... (Continue reading)