Man arrested in connection with string of car fires identified

San Jose investigators are looking into a string of car fires along the border with Campbell that may be suspicious.

The man arrested in connection with a string of car fires in the South Bay has been identified.

According to the San Jose Mercury News, the suspect is 37-year-old Jason Troy Gilliland.

Deputies say he set as many as 10 vehicles on fire along the San Jose-Campbell border since Dec. 22.

No one was ever hurt.

Gilliland is being held on half-a-million dollars bail for the arsons.
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