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Three Sierra Foothills Residents Arrested For Attempted Arson

SACRAMENTO (AP) __ Three Sierra foothills residents, including two sisters, have been arrested in a Christmas time attempted arson tied to a shadowy eco-terrorist organization.

The incident was the first of three arson attacks on buildings under construction in towns east of Sacramento. The F-B-I says two of the three suspects admitted trying to burn down two homes in an upscale Lincoln housing development. Arrested today was Jeremiah Colcleasure. Arrested Friday were sisters Eva Rose Holland and her sister Lili Marie Holland. All are from Newcastle,also home to Ryan Daniel Lewis, who also is charged in the Lincoln attempted arson.

Lewis is also charged with later attacks on an Auburn office complex and a Sutter Creek apartment complex.