Reno Police arrest arson suspect

Morris Snead. Photo Courtesy Reno Police Dept.
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Reno Police have arrested a suspect who is believed responsible for five fires in trash cans and dumpsters.

The fires all happened on Monday, March 23, 2020 between 3:30 A.M. AND 4:00 A.M. One of the fires damaged a downtown motel and forced evacuations.

The suspect is identified as Morris Snead, 62.

Police say they identified Morris from surveillance video. Morris is facing charges of Arson.

Reno Police also confirm to KOLO 8 News Now that Morris has a criminal history involving previous arson charges.

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