North Santa Rosa

Vehicle Arson

At 2024 hours, Santa Rosa County Sheriffs Office Deputies responded to 4037 Kentwood Street, Pace, FL, in reference to an arson complaint. The homeowner advised dispatchers that someone had set his fathers vehicle on fire in the driveway of the residence. Witnesses stated that they observed two suspects running from the vehicle after it exploded. One of the suspects was engulfed in flames as he was running from the scene. Flames from the suspect caught nearby woods on fire as he ran through them. Pace Fire Department responded and was able to extinguish the fire. Burned clothing belonging to the suspect were found at the scene. It is believed the suspects left in a vehicle that was waiting on a nearby side street. Other witnesses stated that they observed the suspects walking up to the victims residence wearing Halloween masks carrying large buckets. The incident is currently being jointly investigated by the State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office. Crime Scene Technicians and investigators are currently on scene. No further information is available at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 437-STOP

Posted by on Nov 1 2011. Filed under Crime. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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