CONTRA COSTA COUNTY – Authorities on Monday announced the arrest of a 46-year-old Tracy man in connection with a series of recent wildfires.

Cal Fire, Brentwood and Tracy law enforcement officers arrested Russell Lee Boyer on Friday and booked him into Contra Costa County jail for multiple counts of “arson to forestland,” according to Cal Fire spokesman Jim Crawford. Boyer is being held on $225,000 bail.

Boyer is suspected of lighting fires in several East Bay counties. Because the investigation is ongoing, Crawford said he could not provide additional information about tRead More – Source