BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. — A Bullhead City landlord is accused of trying to
set on a rental property on fire while his tenant was inside.
Police said 49-year-old Richard Anthony Huff had been engaged in eviction
proceedings with the 63-year-old tenant involved in the incident Sunday night.
The resident called police to report that he saw Huff pouring gasoline on the
back of the residence and that Huff had parked his truck up against the front
door to keep the tenant from getting out.
According to the Mohave Daily News, officers found
paneling torn off the back wall and insulation inside the wall wet with
Huff hasn’t yet entered a plea to charges of aggravated assault, endangerment
and attempted arson of an occupied structure.