Modesto police today are investigating why a 25-year-old man tried to set his home on fire. Police received a call Monday afternoon from a resident in the 2200 block of Carver Road who said their neighbor, Shalendra Ram, could be seen in his back yard with a gas can apparently trying to set fire to an unknown object, according to Sgt. Rick Armendariz, a Modesto Police Department spokesman.
Modesto police today are investigating why a 25-year-old man tried to set his home on fire. Police received a call Monday afternoon from a resident in the 2200 block of Carver Road who said their neighbor, Shalendra Ram, could be seen in his back yard with a gas can apparently trying to set fire to an unknown object, according to Sgt. Rick Armendariz, a Modesto Police Department spokesman.
Modesto police today are investigating why a 25-year-old man tried to set his home on fire. Police received a call Monday afternoon from a resident in the 2200 block of Carver Road who said their neighbor, Shalendra Ram, could be seen in his back yard with a gas can apparently trying to set fire to an unknown object, according to Sgt. Rick Armendariz, a Modesto Police Department spokesman.

Modesto police investigating arson attempt

October 05, 2010 1:23 PM