Police arrest suspect in alleged arson at Supreme Court building
HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - The man suspected of setting fire at the Hawaii Supreme Court building has been arrested, authorities said.
Officials said the 53-year-old suspect was arrested on suspicion of first-degree arson Tuesday around 7 p.m. on Queen Street — just a few hundred feet away from the Supreme Court building.
Police said he refused to give his name.
The blaze caused about $20,000 in damage.
Investigators are trying to figure out if the same man is also responsible for setting a fire at the state Attorney General’s Office and the Department of Taxation.
HFD said all of the fires were intentionally set.
If you have any tips, call Crimestoppers at 955-8300.
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