Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Arson arrest in Butte County

   According to CalFire on October 1, 2019 Jeremy Gendreau (35) was arrested at approximately
7 AM for allegedly committing multiple counts of arson to forest land during a proclaimed State of Emergency.

   Gendreau was booked into Butte County Jail and is being held on $1.95 million bail. He is suspected of lighting multiple wildland fires in the Oroville area during September of 2019.

  Investigation of Gendreau began after a tip to Cal Fire Arson Hotline and was apprehended while
travelling to work.

   If you see anything suspicious, the Hotline number is 1-800-468-4408. You may remain anonymous.

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