Venice Arson Suspect - We Need Your Help

Monday, February 28, 2022

The Los Angeles Fire Department's Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section (ACTS) is seeking the public's help in locating this suspect in connection with recent arson fires in the Venice area.

African American male in long sleeve t-shirt and blue pants


The suspect set a series of rubbish fires on February 26, 2022 on Flower Ct between 6th Ave and 7th Ave. The suspect continued westbound and set additional rubbish fires on Paloma Ct between Pacific Ave and Speedway.

LAFD Investigators are working closely with Patrol Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department's Pacific Community Police Station to canvass the area in the search for this suspect.

Given the quality of these images, it is believed the suspect should be easily identifiable to those who know him.

Anyone who recognizes this suspect should call the Los Angeles Regional Crime Stoppers Hotline at (800) 222-8477.


  • 25-35 yo African American male
  • Approximately 6' tall, 185lbs
  • Thin build, thin mustache
  • Right side earring
  • Brown USS Iowa ball cap
  • White shirt with blue graphic design
  • Bluep pants and black Croc shoes
  • Variety of jewelry including shell necklace, ear stud, wrist bracelet and multiple rings on fingers

Same suspect from different angle

       Same suspect from different angle




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