Arsonist arrested PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 16 July 2013 12:00

A man was arrested after he set a house on fire at Purok 6, Elvira Drive, Upper Calarian the other night.

Arrested was Alexander Santos Salcedo.

A police report disclosed that the house owner Jose Salcedo and Alexander were having a heated argument around 11:35 p.m. At the height of the altercation, Alexander burned the curtain at the living room and the flames spread to the other parts of the house.

Police said the flames consumed the entire house made up of light materials. No one was hurt.

Alexander escaped after the incident but was arrested during a follow-up operation carried out by men of the Sinunuc police station.

The suspect was turned over to the Bureau of Fire Protection for the filing of case in court.

Estimated damage was P3,000. – Dan Toribio Jr.