Beale Air Force Base Firefighter in court after allegedly stabbing 13-year-old

Apr 29, 2014 3:02 PM

A Beale Air Force Base Firefighter will be in court today at 3:00 p.m. after he was arrested early Sunday morning for suspicion of attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed a 13-year-old-boy in Yuba City

Yuba City Police say 20-year-old Sterling Robert Douglas set a Chevrolet van and a GMC Suburban on fire on the 300 block of River Oaks Dr.

A man and his 13-year-old son spotted Douglas near the engulfed vehicles and chased after him. When the teenage boy caught up to the man, Douglas stabbed the boy in the chest.

The victim’s father was able to hold Douglas down until police arrived.

Douglas faces more than five charges including attempted murder and burglary.


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