Post Profile

Man who set wildfires in San Diego's back-country gets 9 years in prison

A Poway man convicted in August of setting a series of small fires alongside semi-rural roads after gambling at local casinos has been sentenced to nine years and four months in prison. Jonathan Cohen, 45, who investigators believe has been setting wildfires in San Diego’s backcountry for years,...
read more

See more about: San Diego

Related Posts

Bank robber sentenced in San Diego

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now

A 75-year-old man was sentenced in San Diego federal court Tuesday to four years, three months in prison after admitting to four bank robberies.

Gang member sentenced for forcing teenage girl into prostitution

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now

A 28-year-old member of the West Coast Crips gang was sentenced in San Diego on Thursday to 19 years and eight months in federal prison after being convicted of forcing a 15-year-old girl into prostitution through violence. Jonathan...

14 are charged in illicit gambling ring after casino raid in San Diego

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now

Authorities this week raided a small San Diego casino as part of a two-year investigation that has led to charges against more than a dozen men they say are involved in an illegal online gambling ring. More than 100 FBI agents and S...

Man convicted of setting string of brush fires in San Diego County

Health : LA Times: Health

A Poway man who investigators said may have been setting wildfires for years in San Diego County’s backcountry was found guilty this week of five counts of arson relating to a string of brush fires in Valley Center and Lakeside. Jon...

Death toll rises to four in California wildfires as bodies found in rural area

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Greenspace

A series of deadly brush fires that hit Southern California this month claimed two more victims as authorities Wednesday confirmed the discovery of two bodies in a rural area scorched by the Border fire in San Diego County.  That br...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC