Forrest Gordon Clark, 51, Trabuco Canyon was charged and was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 for one felony count each of aggravated arson of five or more inhabited structures, arson of inhabited property, arson of forest, criminal threats, two felony counts of resisting and deterring an executive officer, and a sentencing enhancement for arson burning multiple structures. The maximum sentence is life in state prison.
The defendant is accused of setting a fire in Trabuco Canyon, which has damaged or destroyed at least 14 structures.
No additional information will be released at this time. Anyone who believes that they have more information about this case is asked to contact Orange County District Attorney’s Office Supervising Investigator Stan Berry at 714-664-3964.
This article was released by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office.