Long Beach arson
Three suspects have been arrested and charged in connection to a motorhome fire, which led to a murder investigation. On Tuesday, January 28, 2014, around 12:15 a.m., Long Beach police officers on routine patrol smelled smoke and discovered a motor home on fire in the 500 block of W.
On Tuesday, January 28, 2014, around 12:15 a.m., Long Beach police officers on routine patrol smelled smoke and discovered a motor home on fire in the 500 block of W. 17th Street. The officers called Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) for assistance then used fire extinguishers available in their patrol vehicles to extinguish the flames.
On Friday, October 19, 2012, at 7:00 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to a call of a possible structure fire at a market in the 200 block of W. Pacific Coast Highway, which resulted in serious injury to a male adult after he was set on fire by someone who threw a flammable object.
Long Beach Fire Department and Long Beach Police Officers responded to the report of a brush fire. A dead body was located after the flames were extinguished.
On Saturday, September 1, 2012, at approximately 6:39 a.m., the Long Beach Fire Department received 911 calls regarding a fire near the Los Angeles River bank.
Wednesday morning at approximately 3:30 a.m. the Fire/Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms Arson Unit set up a surveillance operation in the area of 10th and Long Beach Boulevard. The surveillance captured Ronald Archuleta, 58-year-old male transient, setting a large City of Long Beach trashcan on fire.
Murders in Long Beach continue to drop and are the lowest on record since the Long Beach Police Department began recording statistics. There were 25 murders in the year 2011, a 19.4% decrease from 2010, which had 31 murders. The 2011 murder statistics surpassed the lowest number on record, which was as recorded in 1969 as 27.
The Long Beach Police and Fire Departments are pleased to announce that two arrests have been made for three fires set to Christmas trees in residential areas, putting lives and property at risk.
On Tuesday, January 3, 2012, a Long Beach Police East Division officer responded to the alley in the 1500 block of Sherman Place to assist the Long Beach Fire Department with a Christmas tree fire.
The Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) Arson Investigation Unit is seeking the public’s help in identifying and apprehending an arson suspect or suspects.
Since mid May 2011, a series of suspicious fires have occurred in the Central Long Beach Area.
Long Beach Police and Fire Investigators would like to inform the community of an arsonist who is believed to be responsible for numerous arson incidents that took place over the weekend in the south and east sections of the city.
At 6:36 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, Long Beach Fire Department was called to a structure fire at 1870 Locust Ave in the Sixth Council District. Engine and Truck 7 arrived within four minutes and found heavy smoke and flames pouring out of the second floor windows of a two story, single family dwelling.