JCC Fire Marshals Make Arrests in Unrelated Vehicle Arson Cases - Media Release 2
Date: September 25, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Joe Davis, Deputy Fire Chief
Office: (757) 565-7604
Pager: (757) 872-2364
The James City County Fire Marshal's Office has arrested three individuals in connection with a vehicle arson which occurred September 15, 2009, at approximately 1:59 am in the 9300 block of Pocahontas Trail in James City County, Virginia. The vehicle, a 1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass, was owned by Ms Rosa Estella Lopez Siguenza in Hampton, Virginia. Ms Lopez Siguenza reported the vehicle as stolen to Hampton Police.
The investigation has disclosed that on September 14, 2009, the Oldsmobile was involved in a felony hit and run accident at a convenience store on Orcutt Avenue in Hampton, Virginia. The vehicle was then driven to James City County where it was burned.
On September 24, 2009, the James City County Fire Marshal's Office, with the assistance of the Hampton Fire Marshal's Office, located and arrested Yoonis S. Guleed, a Somali national, at his residence (134 Friendly Drive) in Hampton. Mr. Guleed was charged with burning the Oldsmobile.
Also on September 24, 2009, the James City County Fire Marshal's Office arrested Veronica Arely Larios Lopez, a Mexican national, and Jose Enamorado, a Honduran national, at their residence located at 33 Earl Drive in James City County. Larios Lopez and Enamorado were charged with burning the Oldsmobile.
A warrant charging Edgar Carlos Lopez, a Mexican national, was also obtained charging Lopez with burning the Oldsmobile. Edgar Carlos Lopez's last reported address is 134 Friendly Drive in Hampton, Virginia. Mr. Lopez has not been located. Anyone with information regarding this case or Mr. Lopez's whereabouts is asked to call Assistant Fire Marshal Greg Thompson at (757) 565-7608.