Reno Fire, Washoe Sheriff arrest man on arson charge

Anthony Messman
Anthony Messman(The Reno Fire Department)
Published: Nov. 30, 2022 at 12:43 PM PST
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - The Reno Fire Department and the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office have made a joint arrest for third degree arson.

31-year-old Anthony Messman was also charged with multiple non-fire related felony charges, including possession of a deadly weapon, possession of controlled substances, and domestic battery.

On Nov. 20 at around 11:41 p.m., RFD responded to a vehicle fire in the parking lot of 2500 Dickerson Road. The fire burned two vehicles and was determined to have been set intentionally.