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Transient Arrested For Arson Fires In Oxnard

Friday October 16, 2020

     Oxnard police say they arrested a transient for felony arson following several dumpster fires Thursday night.

     They say that 33-year-old Ivan Haynes was tracked down and arrested at the ARCO station in the area.

     The fires were reported Thursday evening on both sides of Oxnard Boulevard between First and Fourth Streets.

     The fires were confined to the dumpsters.

     Firefighters and bystanders were able to spot the person they believed was responsible and Oxnard police took Haynes into custody without incident.

     Haynes was booked into the Ventura County Jail on two counts of felony arson with bail set at $10,000.