Thursday, June 29, 2017

Arrest Made in Flag Arson

June 29, 2017
The man suspected of burning a flag that was attached to a home in the 1600 block of Floyd Avenue yesterday has surrendered to the Richmond Police Department.
Andrew Rosas, 26, of the 1100 block of Catherine Street, surrendered at RPD Headquarters at approximately 10:30 p.m. last night. He was charged with arson. His photo is attached.

Yesterday at approximately 2: 15 a.m., a security camera recorded Rosas as he approached the home and set fire to an American flag, which was attached to a porch. The flag and the home were damaged.

The video and still photos of the incident were shared on social media and by the Richmond Police Department. Detectives wish to thank the public for the many calls sent to Crime Stoppers, (804) 780-1000, which provided information of the identity of the suspect. Rosas surrendered without incident.