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Arson

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  • Judge sets $25,000 bond for Sanford arson suspect

    Judge sets $25,000 bond for Sanford arson suspect
    A judge on Tuesday set $25,000 bond for a 34-year-old Sanford man, accused of setting his neighbor's mobile home on fire while his neighbor was asleep inside. Curtis Smith is accused of attempted murder and arson. He was arrested Aug. 8, the day a...
  • Woman suspected in 7 arson fires in El Segundo is detained

    Woman suspected in 7 arson fires in El Segundo is detained
    A woman believed to be responsible for setting seven fires in El Segundo was detained for questioning Tuesday, police said. The woman was detained two days after the El Segundo Police Department obtained footage of someone setting fire to patio...
  • Arson suspect due in court tomorrow

    Arson suspect due in court tomorrow
    A 34-year-old Sanford man, accused of setting fire to his neighbor's mobile home while his neighbor was asleep inside, has asked a judge to release him on bail. Curtis Smith was arrested two weeks ago. He has not yet formally been charged with attempted...
  • Woman accused of trying to set fire to car while 3 slept inside

    Woman accused of trying to set fire to car while 3 slept inside
    A West Side woman was ordered held on $500,000 bail after being accused of trying to set fire to a  car while three people slept inside. Dubose Ulissaty, 26, of the 1100 block of South Menard Avenue, was charged with two counts of attempted aggravated...
  • Man questioned in nearly 30 arsons has lengthy criminal record

    Man questioned in nearly 30 arsons has lengthy criminal record
    Steven Wayne Angle, who authorities say may know about a rash of 28 arson fires in Orlando, Sanford and Daytona Beach, is no stranger to handcuffs and a jail cell. Since 1992, the 40-year-old unemployed Sanford man has been arrested 24 times in Central...
  • Arson suspected at homicide victim's home

    Arson suspected at homicide victim's home
    The garage apartment where a Baltimore man was slain was burned down the next night, prompting police to investigate whether the killer is covering his tracks. Sometime late Thursday or early Friday, the body of Duane Mitchell was found in the garage...
  • Rash of suspicious fires in Orlando, Sanford have investigators on alert

    Rash of suspicious fires in Orlando, Sanford have investigators on alert
    Investigators are alarmed over a recent string of suspected arson fires in downtown Orlando and Sanford — including five this weekend — and are trying to determine if the blazes are linked. On Monday, Orlando fire officials said 12...
  • Local agencies form arson task force to investigate recent fires

    Local agencies form arson task force to investigate recent fires
    Several law enforcement agencies have formed a task force to investigate a spate of recent arson fires in Central Florida, the Orlando Police Department said Friday. In a press release, the Police Department said the task force would consist of eight...
  • Authorities arrest man in Seminole arson, seek to question sibling in other fires

     Authorities arrest man in Seminole arson, seek to question sibling in other fires
    State and local investigators said Wednesday that they want to question a man who may know about a string of 11 arson fires that have occurred in the Sanford area since June. When authorities began investigating a handful of fires in downtown Sanford...
  • Orlando firefighters investigate another suspected arson in Thornton Park

    Orlando firefighters investigate another suspected arson in Thornton Park
    Another suspected arson fire at a vacant home in Thornton Park was discovered by a neighbor on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Orlando Fire Department. It's the sixth suspicious fire to be reported between late Saturday and early Sunday and the 13th...
  • Man sought for Sanford arson fires also wanted in Georgia for probation violation

    Man sought for Sanford arson fires also wanted in Georgia for probation violation
    Investigators in Florida and Seminole County are not the only ones looking for Steven Wayne Angle, who they think may have knowledge about the recent string of arson fires in Sanford. Georgia authorities recently issued an arrest warrant for Angle for...