EUREKA – A man accused of setting fire to a Manila homeless encampment structure has been found guilty.
Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office arrested 56-year-old Anthony Michael Domenico on August 18th in Manila after he confessed to starting the fire at a homeless encampment.
Deputies also located Thomas Uber, a resident of the structure, who said Domenico assaulted him with a tree branch.
Friday at the Humboldt County Courthouse a jury found Domenico guilty of arson of an inhabited structure and assault with a deadly weapon.
Domenico faces up to nine years for the two felonies.
Sentencing is scheduled for December 14th.