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Woman charged in May Day fires arrested on new charges

May 27, 2019

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The woman accused of lighting fires in downtown Portland during the 2017 May Day protest was arrested again Monday on charges of intimidation and harassment and for violating probation.

KATU-TV reports that 32-year-old Sarah Pugh is facing charges of second-degree intimidation and harassment.

She’s also accused of violation the probation order tied to her arson charges in 2017.

A warrant for Pugh’s alleged probation violation was issued on Feb. 23, 2018.

Pugh was previously arrested and accused of lighting two separate fires in downtown Portland on May 1, 2017.

At the time, she was charged with reckless burning and second-degree disorderly conduct.

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Information from: KATU-TV, http://www.katu.com/

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