On Sept. 11, 2022, at about 7:54 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence on the 39,000 block of Highway 299 in Willow Creek for the report of a possible arson.
According to the reporting party, a female suspect, later identified as 24-year-old Tiffany Jane Lilly, was observed standing near a vegetation fire. When contacted by residents, Lilly fled the area. While enroute to the location, deputies received an additional report of Lilly attempting to start another fire near a building on Panther Creek Road. Deputies located Lilly in the area, and she was taken into custody without incident. No one was injured and no structures were lost as a result of these fires.
Lilly was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of arson (PC 451(a)) and possession of an incendiary device for purposes of arson (PC 453(a)).
Anyone with information about this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at (707) 268-2539.
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Tiffany Jane Lilly Booking Photo | Humboldt County Correctional Facility