Suspect sought in connection to recent fires at Santa Maria businesses

Posted at 2:41 PM, Aug 02, 2018

Authorities are asking for help tracking down a man suspected of setting fires recently at two Santa Maria businesses.

Santa Maria police say an arrest warrant has been issued for Jesus Christian Sandoval, 20.

Police say they believe he is responsible for a fire that broke out last week at Foods Co. in Santa Maria and say he is also believed responsible for a fire that broke out Tuesday night at Fallas Discount Store.  

Anyone with information on where Sandoval may be is asked to call Detective J. Garcia at (805) 928-3781 ext. 1115. or the watch desk at (805) 928-3781 ext. 2297. 

Christian Sandoval