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POLICE SEEK MAN CHARGED WITH ARSON, BURGLARY

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Aggravated arson, burglary and theft charges have been filed against a man sought by several police agencies in Salt Lake County.

Louis Faustino Garcia, 19, is accused of burglarizing and then burning the office of Tom Nunley Auto, 8995 S. State, on Jan. 20.Charges filed in 3rd Circuit Court state that Garcia was seen in possession of property taken from the business three days after the burglary and fire and that he had property from the business four days after the fire when he was arrested by a Utah Highway Patrol trooper and booked into jail. Garcia is still at large.

Garcia was released from the jail the same day and is considered a suspect in several other theft and arson-related crimes since then.

The truck Garcia was driving when arrested by the UHP had been stolen from the Jerry Seiner Chevrolet dealership. The truck was impounded at Valley Towing, 73 W. 8000 South, after Garcia's arrest. Late Tuesday, the truck was stolen from the towing company's lot and a building at the lot was burned to the ground.