Alleged Arsonist Arrested Monday In Redding

A man has been charged with arson for two small fires he’s accused of starting Monday afternoon. Just after 1 O’clock a fire was started next to the Employment Development Department on Pine Street. Redding Fire Investigators were reviewing security camera footage to try and identify the suspect. Then at 5:15PM somebody was lighting some grass on fire outside the VCA Animal Hospital at Eureka Way and Magnolia Street. The description given by witnesses matched the suspect from the previous fire. 52-year-old Mark Alfred Veilleux is being held on $100,000 bail.


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