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Release Date: 06/19/2012 Release Time: 4:02 PM
Contact: B.Bock
826-5321
350-8185
Subject: Suspect Booked for Arson
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE



Date: June 19 2012
Contact: Bob Bock
Phone: 951-320-8185





Fire Department Arrests Suspect

On June 17, 2012, the City of Riverside Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle on fire in the 3700 block of Sunnyside Ave. Fire Department personnel arrived on scene and found an SUV type vehicle with fire showing from the passenger compartment area. Witnesses in the area described an armed suspect who was seen fleeing the area. Officers from the Riverside Police Department located and detained the suspect. The suspect, Pedro Felix Jr, of Coachella, Calif., was interviewed by Investigators from the City of Riverside Fire Department Arson Investigations Unit. Upon completion of the investigation and interviews, the suspect was subsequently booked for PC 451-D, Arson to Property.

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