Tag: arson

John Hasekian Arrested For Studio City Fires

STUDIO CITY—Transient, John Hasekian, 61, has been arrested for a series of fires set in Studio City on Friday, August 23. Hasekian was arrested by...

Residents Evacuate After Mysterious Fire

WEST HOLLYWOOD—Residents fled their apartment after hearing smoke alarms at their building located on the 900 block of North Sweetzer Avenue. Officials from the...

Armed Suspect Forces Mall, BHHS Lockdown

BEVERLY HILLS—Westfield Century City Mall was closed after people were evacuated Friday, March 15 following multiple calls of a man with a gun and...

Arson Suspect Joseph Brent Burchett Arrested

SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica Police Department have arrested a suspect responsible for a series of arson related trash can fires that have transpired in...

Victoria Darlington Charged With Murder

SANTA MONICA—On Thursday, May 3, the Santa Monica Police Department revealed that charges were filed against a suspect in connection to an arson that...

Suspect Charged With Joshua Tree Fire

CALIFORNIA—A man has been charged with arson for a fire that burned though historic flora in Joshua Tree National Park. The culprit was Twentynine...

Harry Burkhart Gets 30 Years

WEST HOLLYWOOD—The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office revealed that Harry Burkhart, 40, a German national was sentenced on Friday, March 23 to 33 years...

Harry Burkhart Found Sane In Series Of Arsons

WEST HOLLYWOOD—A jury found, Harry Burkhart, a German national sane on Monday, March 5 for his role in setting a series of fires over...

Tyrone Murphy Convicted For Starting Fire At Car Dealership

SANTA MONICA—A suspect was convicted on Monday, September 18 for starting a large, fire at a Santa Monica car dealership in 2014. Tyrone Murphy,...

Man Who Set Fire To Chinese Consulate Sentenced To 35 Months

SAN FRANCISCO—The Daly City resident who set fire to the San Francisco Chinese Consulate was sentenced to 35 months in prison on Thursday, December 1. On January 1,...

Trial Begins For Anti-America Hollywood Arsonist

WEST HOLLYWOOD—The trial for a 29-year-old undocumented German immigrant started on Monday, August 15. The prosecution alleges that the defendant, Harry Burkhart is responsible for nearly...

Attempted Arson At DASH Boutique

WEST HOLLYWOOD—The DASH Boutique, owned by the Kardashian sisters, in West Hollywood was part of an arson attempt on Monday, June 6 when someone...

Medical Marijuana Owner Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy Charge

WEST HOLLYWOOD—On Monday, November 23, former medical marijuana owner plead guilty to charges of conspiracy in federal court. Andrew Harrison Kramer, 41, pleaded guilty on the...

Bail Set At $1 Million For Arson Suspect

LOS ANGELES—Bail has been set at $1 million for Dawud Abdulwali, the man accused of starting December's fire that briefly turned Downtown Los Angeles...

37 Felony Counts For Alleged Arsonist

WEST HOLLYWOOD—On Wednesday, January 4, the Los Angeles district attorney charged the man suspected of having recently set 52 fires in L.A., including seven...

37 Felony Counts For Alleged L.A. Arsonist

WEST HOLLYWOOD—On Wednesday, January 4, the Los Angeles district attorney charged the man suspected of having recently set 52 fires in L.A., including seven...

Person of Interest Arrested for L.A. Arson Fires

LOS ANGELES—A person of interest that was detained for questioning early Monday morning in connection with the 53 arson fires in the Los Angeles area...

Arson Damages Jim Morrison’s Old House

LAUREL CANYON—During the early morning of Friday, December 30, it took 56 Los Angeles firefighters 35 minutes to put out a fire that damaged...

Chicken Eatery Fire Believed To Be Arson

LOS FELIZ —On February 17, a fire blazed in a Los Feliz chicken eatery during the pre-dawn hours. It is believed that the cause...
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