Downtown Needles, CA: Detectives arrested a man after they determined he intentionally set fire to the Imperial 400 Motel.

Source: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station (Information and Press Release):

Pictures: San Bernardino County Fire Department and San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station (Courtesy):

Downtown Needles, California: The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station has released publicly information regarding detectives arrested man after they determined he intentionally set fire to the Imperial 400 Motel that occurred earlier in the morning on Wednesday, September 30th, 2020.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, at approximately 3:42 am, deputies from the Colorado River Station / Needles Police Department, along with San Bernardino County Fire Department responded to a fire at the Imperial 400 motel located in the 600 block of West Broadway Street in Needles. San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Arson/Bomb detail responded to the scene to conduct additional investigation. The investigation showed the fire was intentionally set.

Jonathan Caskey was identified as the suspect and was arrested for arson. Caskey was booked into the Colorado River Station jail with a bail amount set at $250,000., pending a court hearing.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to contact Detective Brandon Abell at the Colorado River Station at (760)326-9200.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-788-CRIME (27463), or may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at http://www.wetip.com

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Refer: Detective Brandon Abell

Station: Colorado River Sheriff’s Station / Needles Police Department

Phone No. (760) 326-9200

Case No. 212000782

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