Math professor charged with arson appears in court - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Math professor charged with arson appears in court

David Bleecker David Bleecker

By Minna Sugimoto - bio | email

HONOLULU (KHNL) - A long-time mathematics professor, accused of setting fire to his office door at the University of Hawaii-Manoa, made his first court appearance in the case Monday.

David Bleecker, 61, is charged with arson. His bail is set at $15,000.

Police say the June 11th fire was quickly extinguished and no one was hurt.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Wednesday.

Powered by Frankly