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 CAL FIRE Peace Officers Arrest Suspect on Arson Charges

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CAL FIRE PEACE OFFICERS ARREST SUSPECT ON ARSON CHARGES
On Friday, December 28, 2018, CAL FIRE Peace Officers, with assistance by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office, arrested transient Sungyoun Jung, 22 in Lake Elsinore. Jung was observed by witnesses setting multiple fires adjacent to a commercial building and a residential structure fire. The fires burned property which involved fencing and construction material. Jung also set a fire to a pile of wood chips used for ground cover.

Jung was transported to the Cois Byrd Justice Center in Murrieta, where he was booked on the following charges and is currently awaiting arraignment:
 PC 451 (d) - Two counts of arson to property.

For additional information, please contact the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office Public Information Officer, John Hall at johnhall@rivcoda.org​.
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