Wanted man arrested for burglary, arson


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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