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Thursday, November 1, 2012

Watch the Muni Arsonists in Action

Posted By on Thu, Nov 1, 2012 at 7:42 AM

click to enlarge Suspect 1 - COURTESY OF SFPD
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  • Suspect 1

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr released a cell phone video of the two suspects torching the Muni bus during the World Series celebration on Sunday night.
"With the assistance of the media and the public, we were able to apprehend the suspect responsible for damaging the bus windshield.  We are now asking for public assistance in identifying these two arsonists and bringing them to justice," Suhr says.

See also: Gregory Tyler Graniss Arrested on Suspicion of Smashing Muni Bus in World Series Celebration 

"The Police Department is working closely with the Municipal

Transportation Agency to solve this case. When we do, we will

coordinate with the District Attorney and City Attorney's Offices to

hold these persons accountable for their actions and to see that

restitution is paid."
Police say the 8X-Bayshore Express Muni bus was set on fire about 12:30 a.m. Monday at Market and Third streets. The video, which was recorded by a witness, shows the two suspects torching the bus as it stopped on Market Street.

Muni says eight

passengers and the driver exited the bus, escaping the fire; however, the $700,000 bus was certainly injured beyond repair.

The cops released this photo of the second suspect wanted in connection to the arson.

  • Courtesy of SFPD

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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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