UPDATE: Man arrested after lighting boards on fire
UPDATE: The man arrested in the incident has been identified.
Joshua Sather, 39, of Moorhead initially gave police a false name when they arrested him, according to Fargo Police Sergeant Brent Halverson.
The name Sather initially provided police officers was someone with a warrant for arrest.
But Sather also had a warrant out for his arrest as well, Halverson said.
Sather is being held in the Cass County Jail on charges of giving false information and possession of drug paraphernalia.
FARGO -- A man wanted for outstanding warrants was arrested by Fargo police officers after they responded to calls of someone lighting boards on fire behind a house.
According to Red River Regional Dispatch, the man was allegedly stripping boards off a garage or shed and igniting them nearby.
When officers arrived to a home in the 100 block of 9th St S shortly after midnight on June 10 they found a man near the structure.
The police officers did not see any flames but reported a nearby fire pit smelled like smoke.
The man was wanted for outstanding warrants and was also found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia.
The police officers said the suspect initially resisted arrest but was taken into custody and booked into the Cass County Jail.
Officers did not identify the suspect.