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Delano police arrest man suspected of setting multiple fires in the city

Posted at 6:52 PM, Jun 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-12 21:52:35-04

DELANO, Calif. — The Delano Police Department announced it has arrested a man suspected of setting multiple fires throughout the city.

According to DPD, Jose Maria Leon Bojorquez, 37, was arrested after he was seen on surveillance video setting a fire outside a business early Thursday morning.

The department said Bojorquez was seen Friday leaving the scene on a bicycle after setting fire to a trash bin. Officers responded to the trash fire on Cecil Avenue where they were able to retrieve the surveillance video.