Tag Archives: arson

Septuagenarian arson suspect arrested

City of Arcata PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WEST VIRGINIA MAN ARRESTED FOR ARSON At 5:30 a.m. this morning a small trash can fire was reported in the area of 9th and H Streets in Arcata. Police and Fire Departments responded immediately and the fire was quickly extinguished. Several minutes later, a second small fire was

Arrest in McKinleyville arson fire

Arcata Fire Press Release McKINLKEYVILLE – A Fortuna woman was arrested Wednesday, June 25 in connection to a blaze that caused more than $280,000 in damages to a home on Columbus Avenue. Jennifer Gibbs of Fortuna was taken into custody, without incident, by the Fortuna Police Department while she was staying at a family member’s

Arcata PD makes arrest in arson case

The Arcata Police Department has arrested a woman accused of an arson that burned at apartment building last year. On Aug. 23, 2012, the Arcata Police Department responded to the 2500 block of Alliance Road to assist units from the Arcata Fire Protection District with an apartment fire. The fire caused significant damage to one