Wanted man arrested for burglary, arson

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Joshua Jackson was charged with arson, burglary and criminal mischief

Joshua Jackson was arrested on Sept. 12, 2019 for burglary and arson. (MCSO)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 23-year-old man wanted for arson and 2 break-ins was arrested by Portland police on Thursday.

Fire crews were dispatched to a house fire in NE Portland on Wednesday afternoon that was later determined to be set intentionally. Investigators identified Jackson as a suspect.

Jackson was also wanted in connection with 2 break-ins in Troutdale.

A good Samaritan recognized Jackson from a news story they’d seen and called the police. Officers arrested him and he is now being charged with arson, burglary and criminal mischief.

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