Petersen

The Alameda County District Attorney (DA) dropped all charges were dropped last Friday against one of the two alleged suspects accused of setting several arson fires in Alameda in September.

Alameda resident Stephen Petersen learned he was finally cleared of all wrongdoing when he went to the Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse to enter his plea. The DA cited new evidence as the reason for dropping the three felony charges against the 27 year old.