Eco Terrorism? Luxury Homes In Arizona Torched

A 49-year old marketing consultant is arrested for a string of fires targeting luxury homes in Arizona.

"...Four brand-new houses in the Catalina Foothills north of Tucson sit blackened in total or partial ruin. On June 12, shortly after midnight, an arsonist torched the 5,000- to 8,000-square-foot vacant structures, causing $2 million in damage. Phoenix has experienced 11 such arsons of trophy homes during the last three years, and the Tucson fires followed a similar pattern. In Tucson, as in Phoenix, a graffiti signature - CSP, or Coalition to Save the Preserves - was found near the homesites."

Thanks to The Practice of New Urbanism

Full Story: Luxury homes torched in Tucson

Comments

Prepare for the AICP* Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $245
AICP CTP Storefont Display

The first online AICP* CTP exam prep class

Are you ready to take the AICP* Certified Transportation Planner exam?
Priced at $245 for May exam!
City Plate table setting

New Arrival! City Plates

City downtown cores printed on gorgeous decorative collectible porcelain plates.
$50.00
T-shirt with map of Chicago

Show your city pride

Men's Ultrasoft CityFabric© tees. Six cities available.
$23.00