Arson | Theft

Arson | Theft

Gas theft and vehicle fire

Date Solved: 1/26/2023

Tacoma Police detectives need your help to identify the suspect responsible for an arson and fuel theft.

On Jan. 11, 2023, the pictured suspect arrived in the 1600 block of S 61st St in a stolen red Ford F-150, which had run out of gas. The suspect attempted to siphon fuel from a vehicle while also smoking a cigarette. The gasoline ignited, which caused a large fire and explosion. The victim's vehicle is a total loss. The fire also damaged siding on the victim's house.

The suspect is described as a white male, 5’11", 185lbs, with brown, curly hair. He was wearing a
black jacket, jeans, and tan boots. The suspect may have facial burns. The suspect and a female
accomplice sped away in a gray sedan.

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