Hay bale fire leads to Moses Lake arrest

Hay bale fire leads to Moses Lake arrest

Hay bale fire leads to Moses Lake arrest

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on October 3, 2013 at 8:58 PM

Updated Thursday, Oct 3 at 10:34 PM

MOSES LAKE, Wash. -- A Moses Lake man was arrested Thursday after $4,500 of hay was set on fire Wednesday night.

Authorities were called to Northeast County Road H around 6:30 p.m. to find a several bales of hay on fire.

Witnesses told deputies they saw a white car leaving the scene right before the fire started. Deputies were able to trace a white 1998 Subaru to Alexander Clemons, 19. Clemons was arrested for investigation of second degree arson.

The Subaru was seized pending a search warrant.

Authorities said more arrests are possible as the investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to call the Grant County Sheriff’s Office at 509-762-1160.

 

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