Suspected Serial Arsonist Arrested

Man, 47, was jailed on nine counts of arson, authorities said

By Brandon Lowrey
|  Monday, Jul 1, 2013  |  Updated 10:57 PM PDT
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Suspected Serial Arsonist Arrested

Arson suspect Steven Taylor Rutherford, 47, of Banning was booked into the Riverside County Robert Presley Detention Center on nine counts of arson, according to Cal Fire officials.

Cal Fire law enforcement officers arrested a man accused of setting several fires in Riverside and San Bernardino counties, authorities said Monday.

The suspect, Steven Taylor Rutherford, 47, of Banning was booked into the Riverside County Robert Presley Detention Center on nine counts of arson, according to Cal Fire officials.

Additional details about the arson cases Rutherford was suspecte din were not immediately released.

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