Psychological well being placement report set for Vallejo man charged with arson – The Vacaville Reporter

The 32-year-old Vallejo man arrested two months in the past on felony warrants and on suspicion of arson in reference to an early morning blaze that broken two Vallejo companies faces a psychological well being placement report within the coming weeks in Solano County Superior Courtroom.

Legal proceedings have been suspended for Xavier H. Williams, whose beforehand scheduled Friday continuing in Division 23 was vacated by Choose John B. Ellis, who set the report continuing for 8:30 a.m. Aug. 5 within the Justice Heart in Fairfield.

Williams is charged with the Might 17 hearth that broken the Anchor Pantry and in addition broken the Joint, a neighboring retail retailer, in downtown Vallejo.

Pleading not responsible at jail arraignment, Williams is represented by the Solano County Public Defender. He stays in custody, with bail set at $75,000, within the Stanton Correctional Facility in Fairfield.

In addition to the felony arson cost, Williams faces a number of different felony prices based mostly on warrants, together with carrying a loaded firearm, being a felon in possession of a firearm, and vandalism. He additionally faces a dozen misdemeanors stemming from a warrant, prices that vary from contempt of court docket to possession of a managed substance to petty theft.

As beforehand reported within the Vallejo Instances-Herald, Vallejo public security officers reported a 3:26 a.m. dispatch name indicating the Anchor Pantry, a gourmand grocery retailer at 617 Marin St., was on hearth.

Investigators allege that Williams lit the fireplace there. A short while later, he was discovered close by, within the 400 block of Santa Clara Road, the place he was arrested on the warrants and the arson cost, additionally a felony.

Vallejo Fireplace Division spokesperson and firefighter Aaron Klauber stated that the homeowners of Anchor Pantry observed that they’d a hoop alarm and video of a person on the entrance of the storefront attempting to mild a fireplace. Firefighters had been first on the scene and tried to place out the blaze with a fireplace extinguisher to maintain the flames in examine however with out success, in response to Klauber.

The hearth went to a second alarm, and the flames had been doused in 14 minutes. The second alarm was known as because of neighboring buildings with a number of flooring, in response to Klauber. No accidents had been reported, however Anchor Pantry had most of its first flooring broken whereas The Joint, a retail store providing handmade classic and trendy items, was red-tagged, which means it’s thought-about unsafe to occupy.

Two GoFundMe pages had been began by Alibi Bookshop co-owner Karen Finlay quickly after the fireplace was put out. Alibi Bookshop is throughout the road from Anchor Pantry and The Joint.

The fundraising web page for Anchor Pantry is

A separate web page was made for the Joint, owned by Stephanie Brown, at

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