Man Arrested in Connection with Porta-Potty Arson

A 51-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson in connection with a portable toilet that was set on fire in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood, according to police.

The incident occurred in the 2500 block of Clay Street, near Alta Plaza Park.

Albert Sodini, a San Francisco resident, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of four felonies including arson of property, arson to a structure, possession of a flammable with intent to set fire to a structure and malicious possession of a destructive device, according to police.

The case remains under investigation and no further details were immediately available.

Anyone with information about this incident or similar arson cases is encouraged to contact Sgt. Dan Cole with the San Francisco Police Department’s Arson Task Force at (415) 920-2933. Anonymous tips can be called in at (415) 575-4444.

Dave Brooksher, Bay City News

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