SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Placer County deputies arrested 44-year-old Robert Weathers for allegedly throwing gasoline on people and trying to light it on fire.

It happened on Friday in Newcastle.

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Deputies say someone hired Weathers to do some yard work, when he suddenly poured gasoline on the homeowner’s driveway, in a garage, and on a truck. They say when the homeowner confronted Weathers, he then threw the gasoline and attempted to light it.

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Weathers is a registered sex offender, according to police.

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He is facing numerous charges, including arson causing great bodily injury.