DEVORE – A convicted arsonist was arrested on Saturday morning in the area of North Cajon Boulevard and Cleghorn Road in Devore.
At around 9:23 a.m. Union Pacific Railroad Police made contact with a male subject, later identified as 61-year-old Ontario resident, Larry Missirilian.
Missirilian was sitting in a parked vehicle on railroad property around 10 feet from a large dry area that the Blue Cut Fire had not burned. Upon making contact it was determined that Missirilian was on active parole and is an arson registrant.
A Central Station Deputy was called to assist and a vehicle search was conducted. During the search, numerous items, including 5 gallon can of gasoline, large butane torches, lighter fluid, and new cigarette lighters underneath the driver’s seat. The items appeared to be set ready for immediate use.
“The items appeared to be set ready for immediate use,” Sheriff’s officials said in the Sunday morning news release. Missirilian was arrested and booked into the West Valley Detention Center for arson and violating his parole terms.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com.
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