CA DA who had affair with prostitute now person of interest in arson

CA DA who had affair with prostitute now person of interest in arson

A California prosecutor has found himself in the middle of an arson investigation that also exposed his previous affair with a former prostitute, who was once charged in connection with the death of her boyfriend.

The head-scratcher of a case came to light when the Yuba City home of Sarah Garibay, 32, went up in flames on July 21. Investigators, who believe the blaze was deliberately set, were surprised when Sutter County District Attorney Carl Adams took an unusual interest in the case, even showing up at the scene a day later.

No arrests have been made, but police in the Northern California city are now focusing on two men who were sexually involved with the mother of three, including Adams, according to an affidavit filed in Sutter County Superior Court. Garibay, who was arrested last week on charges of extortion, told detectives that Adams — the county’s district attorney since 1982 and the president of  the California District Attorney’s Association — was jealous of her involvement with other men, according to authorities.

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