California Wildfires: Suspected Arsonist Arrested
MALIBU, Calif.—Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a 39-year-old man suspected of starting a fire near Malibu Creek State Park.
Sheriff’s deputy Byron Ward said Suren Sahakyan was taken into custody around 5 p.m. Saturday by deputies responding to a call that someone had started a fire on the shoulder of a road. A witness who reported seeing the incident quickly put out the fire.
Ward said Sahakyan was arrested not far from where the fire was ignited. He was booked for investigation of arson and held on $75,000 bail. From the Mercury News
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