Sammy Piatt

Clackamas County Jail

OREGON CITY, OR (KPTV)- A 53-year-old man was arrested for setting a pile of leaves on fire near the Clackamas County Community Solutions building on Friday.

A Clackamas County Probation officer saw smoke coming from the steps of the building and Sammy Piatt standing near the fire, according to Oregon City Police. A probation officer detained Piatt and another used an extinguisher to put out the fire.

The fire was about 10 feet from the building but did not cause any damage.

Piatt admitted to lighting the leaves on fire and was arrested without incident. He was booked into the Clackamas County Jail and charged with arson II and a probation violation.

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fdpeach@yahoo.com

BLM,ANTIFA have spent all spring and summer trying to set Portland and Seattle on fire. Must be a coincidence the entire state is now on fire. A big shout out to governor Brown and Inslee for all they have done to help.

Txpyr

What's with the string of people getting caught starting fires? They all need to be asked if anybody put them up to it, and for how much. It's beyond coincidental

William R

Bet ya a buck two fifty his favorite color is clear.

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