Greenpoint Car Arsonist Caught

(The suspect via NYPD)

The man who set a car on fire in Greenpoint on May 12th has been caught, according to the NY Daily News.

Jonathan Perez (pictured above) was caught on a local bodega’s security camera after lighting a blue 2018 Hyundai Sonata on fire on Sunday, May 12th at around 6 a.m. in Greenpoint, the NY Daily News explains he admitted to lighting two more cars on fire:

Jonathan Perez, 28, was just released on Feb. 4, after being sentenced to eight years for robbery in Brooklyn, and in March, he lighted the first of three cars ablaze, authorities said. He went on to burn two more vehicles, including a parked Hyundai Sonata on Humboldt St. and Nassau Ave. in Greenpoint on May 12.

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