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Suspect arrested in connection to fire at Red Bluff Community Center

The Red Bluff Police Department arrested a man they said is connected to a reported fire at the Red Bluff Community Center on Sunday.

Posted: Apr 3, 2019 12:36 PM

RED BLUFF, Calif. - The Red Bluff Police Department arrested a man they said is connected to a reported fire at the Red Bluff Community Center on Sunday.

The fire was reported on Sunday and officers were able to obtain surveillance video of the area, which showed the suspect. 

On Tuesday, April 2, officers saw a male on South Main Street near Diamond Avenue that resembled the suspect seen in the surveillance video. 

Donald Oliveira, 53, of Red Bluff, was arrested interviewed by the police department. 

During the interview, he admitted to starting the fire. 

Oliveira was arrested for arson and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

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