Fox’s Firebug Walks, Free to Burn Down More Christmas Trees


The Fox News Christmas tree arsonist was freed without bail after his arraignment Wednesday night because his charges were not eligible for bail under new BLM reform laws.

The unrepentant firebug, who had a lighter on him, and who was observed by witnesses, even claimed he did not commit the crime.

“I didn’t do it!” suspect Craig Tamanaha, 49, claimed to reporters outside Manhattan criminal court after being asked about the early morning arson that caused about $500,000 in damage outside the Midtown building that houses Fox News, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Post.

Police say the 49-year-old suspect climbed up “the metal superstructure” — the tree is an artificial sculpture that is shaped to look like a tree — lit papers he brought with him on fire and shoved the papers into the tree structure.

He then climbed down and watched from the street level as it burned, and he was spotted by building security who pointed the man out to police officers posted in nearby Rockefeller Center.

Tamanaha also hurled obscenities at reporters before asking them for a cigarette.

His father Richard Tamanaha, of Hawaii, told The New York Post: “Oh, he’s a nut. I can’t control him.

“Mentally, he’s not all there.”

Tamanaha, a vagrant with a lengthy rap sheet who was known to police, ranted outside the courthouse when he was freed.

“The moms that want to rape their f—ing daughters — they set it on fire,” he yelled.

Tamanaha has drug arrests as well.

The suspect was charged with a slew of misdemeanor charges — including arson, criminal mischief, reckless endangerment, and criminal trespass — for allegedly setting ablaze the 50-foot tall artificial tree with a piece of cardboard that was on fire.

Tamanaha was detained in November after exposing himself outside of the courthouse where Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial was taking place.

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6 months ago

I predicted this yesterday and didn’t even need a crystal ball.

Make Rhodesia Great Again
Make Rhodesia Great Again
6 months ago

How will the United States Police Force be formed if their burn it all down operatives are behind bars?
Are the private for profit prisons paying attention?
Everyone should cash in if possible before the burning and looting scorched earth begins.
Get a few extra supplies before the completely empty stores are here.
One silver lining about the burners and looters is that they will never hit a book store, work boots section of the shoe warehouse, or any healthy real food sections of the grocery.

Donald Behnke
Donald Behnke
6 months ago

This won’t stop until it is the property of someone who matters (to those running the city and country). I’m sure there are some powerful leftists laughing about this at the moment. Funny thing is, once this type of behavior starts it is not controllable and is likely to hurt those who allowed it as well as innocents.