Pasco Police arrest arson suspect who held longstanding grudge with victims

Pasco

PASCO, Wash. — Investigators at the Pasco Police Department have arrested a suspect who they believe ignited multiple fires in a family’s house earlier this month.

According to a Facebook post by the Pasco Police, authorities arrested suspect David Efrain Perez-Saquic on Friday, June 18 in connection with a house fire on June 5, 2021. Perez-Saquic was booked into the Franklin County Jail on an investigative hold for arson to the first degree.

Pasco PD Detective Jon Davis and the Street Crimes Unit were able to track him down and arrest him. Authorities have reason to believe that Perez-Saquic has a longstanding grudge with the parents of the family that owns the house. He is accused of entering their home and setting multiple fires.

Local authorities are asking that anyone with additional information about the suspect and/or this incident reach out to the Pasco Police dispatch at 509-628-0333. You can also email Detective Davis, who is bilingual in English and Spanish, about Case No. 21-16119.

This is a breaking news story that will be updated with further information if necessary.

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