Arson Believed To Be Cause Of Vehicle Fire, FDL PD Arrest One

FDL Police made an arrest early Tuesday morning stemming from a
weekend arson incident. Officers were making their way just before 6:40 a.m.
Tuesday, 8/18/20 to the 100 block of Ellis St.,
to serve a search/arrest warrant to a suspect who was considered “high risk”.
The arrest warrant was a result of an ongoing investigation into a vehicle fire
that occurred Sunday morning, August 16, near Merrill Ave. and Marquette St. That fire
was considered arson. The suspect Police were looking for was also wanted for
substantial battery charges. The suspect had an extensive history of violent
behavior, and was considered armed and dangerous. The suspect was taken into
custody without incident. The FDL Police Department SWAT Team, Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue and FDL County
Sheriff’s Office also assisted at the scene.