SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The man suspected of starting a fire inside the Natomas Walmart has been arrested.
Sacramento Fire says the Feb. 28 fire was deliberately set inside the store and was captured on surveillance video. A man could be seen spraying something onto a clothing rack, then using a firework to light ignite it.READ MORE: 'Prime Suspect' Paul Flores Arrested In 1996 Disappearance Of Kristin Smart; Still No Remains Found
With the help of facial recognition software and other investigative means, Sacramento Fire arson investigators say they were able to identify the suspect as 29-year-old Israel Huusfeldt.READ MORE: Sacramento Hires Inspector General To Independently Review Police Use Of Force Cases
It took some time to track Hussfeldt down, however, due to him being transient.
But, on Tuesday, Huusfeldt was pulled over in a routine traffic stop in Placer County. After he was positively identified, investigators also responded to the stop and arrested him.MORE NEWS: Lack Of Healthy Players Cuts Davis High School Football Season Short
Huusfeldt is now facing arson charges.