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Lake Elsinore Man Arrested on Arson Charges For Allegedly Lighting House Fire

Approximate location of fire. Courtesy: Google Maps.
Approximate location of fire. Courtesy: Google Maps.
A Lake Elsinore man is facing arson charges, after fire crews determined he set his mom's house on fire, Riverside County Fire Officials say.

According to Department Spokeswoman Melody Hendrickson, 31-year-old Luis Angel Munoz Perez allegedly set a residential structure fire in the 25300 block of Marie Street around 4:48 p.m. Thursday.

Firefighters quickly got a handle on the fire, containing it to a non-operational bathroom, she said.

"Investigators identified an origin and cause and interviewed Luis Angel Munoz Perez, who admitted intentionally starting the fire," Hendrickson said in a news release.

The man was taken to the Murrieta jail, where he was booked on felony arson charges, according to jail records.  He remained locked up on $50,000 bail as of Friday afternoon, records indicated.

The house is owned by the man's mother, but he lives there, Hendrickson said.
Rae Anne Resident May 18, 2014 at 11:25 PM
^^^it sounds like you is beaning racesist against morons. try not to be all hier and mitier than those less smarterest than you is.
SA May 19, 2014 at 11:22 AM
I would love to see “attempted murder” charges filed against this asshat due to all the occupied dwellings adjacent to the fire…
VVV May 19, 2014 at 08:42 PM
Kelly, you are taking these people way too seriously. Most of these "handles" are made up by the same person just stirring the poop. If you want serious, try writing letters to a real news outlet. Just another day in crazy town USA.
DB May 19, 2014 at 10:04 PM
Excellent idea SA.....unfortunately he will still be one of "Jerry's Kids" end eligible for early release, they will throw the book at this guy and he will only do 6 months......
Rae Anne Resident May 19, 2014 at 10:22 PM
Carl is wright as usually. it is insessent that nefew JordyGilLER spammages the Patch. he has at leest ten acounts and is like a hawk if peopel dares to post a commet on his bloggers with out persimmons.

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