Man Arrested for Arson

Reportedly Threw Burning Object Out Car Window near Nojoqui Grade

Warren Berry
SBSO

Warren Clayton Berry was arrested last Saturday and booked in Santa Barbara County Jail for felony arson and misdemeanor throwing a lighted substance from a vehicle. His bail is set at $75,000.

According to the Sheriff’s Department, a witness reported seeing a white Volvo wagon stopped along the southbound lanes of Highway 101 near the Nojoqui Grade when a burning object came flying out of the passenger side window.

A few minutes later a Sheriff’s deputy spotted Berry’s Volvo and began following the 49-year-old Solvang resident who exited at El Capitan State Beach. Berry was stopped and arrested soon after.

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