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Othello man arrested for arson

OTHELLO - A local man is facing charges after allegedly lighting a trailer on fire Tuesday, Jan. 24, on South Danielle Road.

Petronilo Osorio-Mendoza, 35, of Othello, was booked into the Adams County Jail on a charge of first-degree arson and third-degree assault, records show.

His arrest occurred after deputies and firefighters responded to a 3:13 p.m. fire Jan. 24 in the 600 block of South Danielle Road.

Responders arriving on scene discovered a single-wide trailer fully engulfed in flames, records show. Firefighters put out the fire, but the trailer was destroyed.

During an investigation of...


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