Mother of L.A. Arson Suspect Facing Extradition Charges
Legal panel reacts to new developments in case
- Duration 4:46
- Date Jan 4, 2012
Legal panel reacts to new developments in case
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So all those fires in Los Angeles a German national accused of setting them and we have new details of the man suspected of setting fifty fires in and around Hollywood in the Los Angeles area.
The arson attacks cause an estimated three million dollars in damage the suspect expected in court for arraignment today.
Reports indicate he shouted I hate America as police arrested him early Monday morning.
And prosecutors in his native Germany now say the suspect is also under investigation -- -- connected to a fire that destroyed his own home last year.
Authorities say they believe the suspect began his arson spree after cops arrested his mother.
These are sketches of the mom who appeared in court yesterday and things got a bit hysterical there as the mom suggested.
May have taken her son.
She's facing extradition to Germany on a string of charges including fraud.
She had a boob job it says here but apparently failed to pay the 101000 dollar bill.
It also appears she was running -- sex parlor out of her home in Hollywood.
Let's bring in a legal team former prosecutor Fox's legal analyst Arthur right dollar and the criminal defense attorney.
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We dealerships look at what boom -- up I don't even know it's I don't even know where to start with a -- -- -- see evidence has been nice okay that's where you're here you're.
And I don't read the biggest strolled out evidence they're gonna watch the prosecutor pretending that there are no rules of evidence a procedure ladies and gentlemen you're going to find out that.
The defending was really angry.
Because his mom had been arrested you're going to find out that the mom didn't -- for her boob job.
And rip people off in Germany on real estate deal and you'll find that oh my god they had a fire -- -- in Germany and putting an insurance claim.
All evidence of our.
Two -- I'm sorry that guy needs of the children Haitian -- No evidence on the arson OK point me something anything -- He's number one -- due to give the facts let's give them the the full -- -- helping me he didn't just have a fire in his home in Germany and file a claim.
The the fire -- did their resurgent he's under investigation for causing that fire.
About you Randy I don't.
I don't I don't I don't know anybody who has is under investigation causing fires now nobody -- Never heard anybody how to fire their home with a report filing that it is trying to end the fight whatever that is -- they are the equivalent German equivalent of fire marshals did their investigation.
They believe he set the fire and not enough at this point to arrest him but he is a nervous -- -- -- that's the -- that's fair on now what they have this video of him.
They they say they have a lot of evidence that you should we don't know we don't know what the evidence is your reigning -- have come out.
I don't know I saw the video and about the only thing that video tells you is that something that looks somewhat a cross between a will the -- and -- bigfoot.
Is walking the video you can't see.
Indy game you I hear them I -- -- to -- alleged al-Qaeda core would -- ladies and gentlemen here's your reference.
I needed to you Randy I will give you that that benefit of that doubt however that's what we're seeing.
What prosecutors Sea Shepherd with the enhanced technology that they have within their studios to see things up close and things are enhanced.
That's a different video that we've seen on the Internet that's number one that would -- the fact that the guy when they grab another and say -- instead -- fires and said he says I hate America.
Okay maybe not the biggest piece of evidence but.
I think it's enough to hold them obviously judge is gonna hold without any battle that's enough for me that's scary I don't know what you said to him.
So where do we go from here.
He's a range he's held and they got a bigger and did a lot of fun as -- is a lot of -- -- look at all the -- LA.
What does it all over Hollywood and by the way.
There is saying to the citizens even though they have their guy.
Be on alert why would you say that well -- and -- certain what one little matter is they've been having fires every night they arrested this guy and that's not to say he did a mall.
But they arrested him in the fires have stopped I suppose if you were setting fires and someone were rested you when you're caught you could.
Stops I don't know if I mean you can well again you want with cops and think that you have designs shown some evidence because I -- -- -- but I -- I didn't get to the horse I'm not in charge of the evidence that they put me in charge of that I won't show it to you.
The guy who's setting the -- in a minivan he's also and it.
In any event so in a video of an individual who looks like him he's in this thinks type of car so I agree this is -- -- -- shot stock and barrel but.
-- in the right to say you've just taken poetic license alone and -- dollars.
All right guys happy new year thank you thank you.
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