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Pullman police arrest Spokane man for arson

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William Young in 2005 (Photo: DOC) William Young in 2005 (Photo: DOC)
PULLMAN, Wash. -

Pullman Police report they have arrested 39-year-old William John Young II of Spokane on an arrest warrant issued Tuesday for harassment and first degree arson. The arrest is in connection with an arson fire at the American Travel Inn early Tuesday morning.

Washington State Patrol troopers found Young walking along Highway 195 near Rosalia around noon Wednesday. He was taken into custody without incident and booked into Whitman County Jail in Colfax.

Detectives attempted to interview Young, but he chose to remain silent.

Pullman fire marshal Chris Wehrung said he estimated damage to the motel at between $80,000 and $100,000.

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