Man jailed for arson fires in Shelter Cove

SHELTER COVE — Arson charges are pending against a Livingston man in connection with three fires set at three separate residences in the Shelter Cove subdivision on March 28. Deputies were preparing to charge Tommy Eugene Jones, 40 with three counts of arson after detectives combined evidence obtained from the crime scenes, combined with a Crime Stoppers tip, led to the arrest. Jones is being held at the Polk County Jail on another felony charge of manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, penalty group 1, 4 to 200 grams. Two of the three trailer homes were vacant and unoccupied at the … Continue reading Man jailed for arson fires in Shelter Cove

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Manhunt underway in Trinity

UPDATE: 12:25 p.m. Just spoke with Trinity County Chief Deputy Tommy Parks … the warrants for kidnapping and aggravated assault stem from an altercation Hanson had with his former girlfriend. Witnesses saw him force her into his vehicle. He drove her around the Glendale area and struck her several times, including one blow with a flashlight to her head that caused significant injury. Hanson then returned to a store in Trinity and went inside for a drink. Once he was out of sight, the victim jumped from the car and escaped. She reported the incident to law enforcement. Parks said … Continue reading Manhunt underway in Trinity