PRESCOTT, Ariz. — Northern Arizona authorities say a homeless man is in
custody in connection with an arson case in Prescott.
Prescott police say 33-year-old Daniel Cedergreen is being held in Yavapai
County Jail on suspicion of arson and felony criminal damage.
Police say Cedergreen was arrested about 2 a.m. Wednesday after he allegedly
flipped over several signs and potted plants and then lit two large banners and
a sign on fire.
The fires were still burning when police arrived. Officers say they found
Cedergreen in the alley behind Whiskey Row and he appeared to be lighting items
in a trash container on fire.
Police say Cedergreen told officers that he was upset and frustrated with
living in Prescott, but wouldn’t admit to causing any damage or starting any