Judge Suspends 10 Year Prison Sentence For Arsonist

A Tehama County man has gotten a break after being convicted of arson. Cal-fire brought felony charges against 47-year-old James Edward Scott after his arrest on August 7th. Scott was caught on Interstate 5 running in and out of traffic while lighting multiple fires in the dry grass of the freeway median. He’s been given a suspended 10 year prison sentence, 5 years probation and 270 days in jail.


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