Man Arrested in Presidio Arson Investigation


One man has been charged with arson after an investigation by the Presidio Police Department.

According to a release from PPD, officers responded to a structure fire in the 400 block of Ralph England just before 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Jose Castillo was located at the scene and questioned by officers.  Police say he “appeared in disarray” and had trouble answering basic questions.

Castillo was checked by EMS and taken in for further questioning.

Castillo was later arrested and charged with Arson, a State Jail Felony.

Presidio EMS, Presidio Volunteer Fire Department and Presidio County Sheriff’s Office also assisted in the response and investigation.

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