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CrimeBond reduction denied for man accused of setting fire that killed firefighter

22:30  18 july  2019
22:30  18 july  2019 Source:   kens5.com

Firefighter hurt in hit-and-run, suspect sought

Firefighter hurt in hit-and-run, suspect sought BRIDGEPORT, CT (WFSB) - Police in Bridgeport are looking for a driver after a firefighter was hurt in a hit-and-run. Police said it happened at the intersection of Stratford Avenue and East Main Street on June 28. They said the 46-year-old Bridgeport firefighter and Stratford resident, a pedestrian, was crossing northbound on Stratford Avenue around 11:15 p.m. The driver briefly stopped on East Main Street, but fled northbound after the incident. The victim had to be transported to Bridgeport Hospital for multiple serious injuries, police said. They said they're following up on several leads.

Bond reduction denied for man accused of setting fire that killed firefighter© Provided by TEGNA Inc. Man denied bond reduction after being accused of starting fire that killed Firefighter Scott Deem A bond reduction was denied Thursday morning for the man accused of purposefully setting a fire that killed Firefighter Scott Deem in 2017.

Emond Johnson was indicted by a Bexar County Grand Jury in December 2017. He faces charges of felony murder, arson resulting in death, two charges of arson and bodily injury and arson involving a building.

At the hearing, prosecutors also brought up the ultimate confession they say Johnson gave as he admitted to starting the fire.

On May 18, 2017, a fire at the Ingram Square shopping center caused the death of Deem, caused serious injuries to Firefighter Brad Phipps, and injured Firefighter Robert Vasquez as well caused serious damage to the building structures themselves.

Police arrest man impersonating officer, firefighter in Prince William

Police arrest man impersonating officer, firefighter in Prince William Police arrested a man in Prince William County who they say was impersonating an officer. Prince William County police saw a vehicle with flashing lights stopped near Van Buren Road and Fettler Park Drive in Dumfries Friday morning. Police say when they approached the car the driver first identified himself as a government contractor and then said he was a volunteer firefighter. The man was also wearing a bullet proof vest and a gun belt. An investigation revealed the driver, identified as Christopher Santiago, 21 of Triangle was not employed by any law enforcement or government agency.

Johnson is the owner of The Spartan Box gym where the fire started.

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Grand Prairie Woman Indicted, Accused Of Intentionally Setting 5-Year-Old Stepdaughter’s Face On Fire.
A Grand Prairie woman who is accused of intentionally setting her stepdaughter's face on fire has been indicted by the Dallas County grand jury. © Provided by CBS Local, a division of CBS Radio IncDalia Jimenez (credit: Grand Prairie Police Department)Dalia Jimenez, 20, is charged with knowingly causing serious bodily injury to a child after police said she poured rubbing alcohol on the 5-year-old’s face and set her on fire. On May 13, officers responded to a call about a child who had been burned. According to police, Jimenez told officers that the child was burned in an accident while lighting a candle.

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