Details emerge about man arrested for fire that killed Toledo firefighters
Sat, 01 Feb 2014 04:29:45 GMT —
rab is in police custody
Friday night facing charges of aggravated murder and aggravated arson in the deaths of Toledo firefighters Stephen Machinski and James Dickman.
Toledo municipal court records, both firefighters died while battling a blaze Sunday afternoon inside a building owned Abou-Arab.
ore details insid
court documents report the 61 year old allegedly entered this garage on
Magnolia Street where he remained for over a minute, then left and entered a store front on the other side of the building.
ourt records state a occupant inside a rear apartment next to the garage noticed the wall structure on fire and called 911.
ll that's left now is a burnt building surrounded by barricades and crime scene tape.
ccording to police
rab is suspected in using an ignitable liquid inside the garage that resulted in
Sundays fatal fire.
WNWO dug into Abou-Arab's past history with the law. On the Toledo clerk of court's website, a long list greets you with offenses Arab was charged with.
, 3 counts of unauthorized use of computer equipment in 2005. He was found guilty on two of the charges. Also in the list is a guilty charge for illegal use of food stamps or WIC program benefits in 2011.
court date for
rab hasn't been announced.