Arsonist Sentenced To Jail Time

A young Red Bluff arsonist has been sentenced. Although he was a juvenile at the time of the fires, David Silva was charged as an adult by Cal-Fire and the Tehama County District Attorney's Office. Cal-Fire investigators say a series of seven fires were started intentionally in August and September of last year near Sacred Heart School off Monroe Street in Red Bluff. The blazes burned a total of six Acres of vegetation, and also damaged a house, a carport, and a fence. After pleading guilty to 5 counts of arson, Silva has been sentenced to 600 days in county jail.