Police Investigating Arson Incidents In Othello - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Police Investigating Arson Incidents In Othello

OTHELLO, Idaho - Othello police say that on the night of 1/26 someone place a container full of an accelerant on top of a Dodge Neon near 7th and Main in Othello, and lit it on fire. The fire didn't do a lot of damage to the car.
 
last night police believe the same individual targeted a 2007 Toyota passenger car in the same area. A bottle of accelerant was placed on the car and lit. this time, the accelerant got into the car and the car was completely destroyed.
 
A witness saw a tall, thin, man running from the scene.
 
Police say both cars were parked in driveways or on the street in front of homes.
 
If you have any information about these crimes call the Othello Police Dept. at 509-488-3314.
 
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