At 2:14 pm The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire Districts Arson unit arrested Kristopher Kent Cromwell on one count of California Penal Code Section 451(c), arson to forest land. Cromwell, a white male, is a transient and a validated Juggalo gang member. He was booked into the Sacramento County Jail by Metro Fires Arson Unit. Cromwell admitted to igniting the filter of a cigar and while it was burning he tossed it into dried grass in the area of the Effie Yeaw Nature Center. Metro Fire responded to the incident. The Sacramento County Park rangers detained Cromwell until we could interview him.
Metro Fire would like everyone to know if you plan on committing arson plan on going to jail.