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TCSO: Tuolumne Man Threatens Neighbor And Attempts To Burn Car

Sonora, CA — The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man in Tuolumne last night on charges of attempted arson, terrorist threats and assault with a deadly weapon.

Sheriff’s Office spokesperson, Sgt. Andrea Benson reports 53-year-old Craig Williams allegedly threatened the life of a neighbor on Birch Street, and then tried to light the victim’s car on fire with a propane torch. He also reportedly threw the propane torch at the neighbor. Williams was later spotted leaving his home in a taxicab, and it was stopped by sheriff’s deputies, who took Williams into custody.

The incident was reported shortly after 5pm on Sunday.