Police didn’t have far to look to find the person who set a house on fire in Rockville, Maryland.
The suspect, Carlos Peralta, first approached a WJLA crew and told them, “Me! Me! I set it on fire.”
Before he confessed to police while the cameras were recording, Peralta answered a series of questions from WJLA.
Question #1: “How did you do it?”
“I just poured gasoline on the floor, set it on fire, went to grab a drink, and came back,” “Carlos” remarked without batting an eye.
Question #2: “How did setting this fire help you?”
“Just so you [the media] could get here … for your attention,” “Carlos” added.
The self-proclaimed arsonist went on to describe, what he considered to be, deplorable living conditions inside the home he says he torched. Police say “Carlos” was one of six people living inside the two-story structure. Read more