Arson and Vandalism Arrest


On Monday, August 15, 2016 at 4:54 a.m., the Ventura Police Command center received a call from mall security reporting a suspect lighting a fire on the roof of Red Robin, 3301 East Main Street.
Officers arrived on scene and located Adam Fleck, 30, sitting on a steel beam above the patio on the second story of the mall.  Officers spoke with Fleck who was cooperative.  Ventura City Fire department arrived and provided a ladder so Fleck could safely come down off the patio cover.  While on the cover/roof, Fleck lit his shoe and other clothing on fire causing damage to the patio cover.  Ventura City Fire investigated the damage and advised there was no structural damage to the building. Fleck was taken into custody without incident.  Fleck was transported to the Ventura County Medical Center where he was medically cleared for booking.  Fleck was later booked in the Ventura County Jail for Arson, and felony vandalism. No one was injured during the incident.

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