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Two more Molotov cocktail incidents reported in Scottsdale

Scottsdale police said that an arrest was made but gave no further details. Authorities are expected to release more information later in the day.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The Scottsdale Police Department is again asking for the public's help after two more Molotov cocktails were used to damage vehicles in the city.

The first incident occurred on Jan. 7 at 7:50 p.m. near Hayden Road and East Via de Ventura. Police said a silver 2018 Lexus was torched with an accelerant that appears to have been some sort of Molotov cocktail.

A similar incident occurred on Jan. 14 at about 7:15 p.m. at Postino Highland. Witnesses reported hearing a loud crash before spotting a black 2014 Tesla vehicle that had caught fire, police said.

On Thursday, Jan. 26, authorities reported two more incidents in the Scottsdale area. 

Police said a third vehicle was damaged on Jan. 17 in the Postino Highland location around 8:45 p.m. This was the same location as the second incident. Authorities said there was only minor damage to a parked vehicle from a glass object that hit one of the doors.  

A fourth related incident happened on Jan. 21 around 8 p.m. in the parking lot of Campo Italian, Hayden Road, and East Via de Ventura. Police said there were no injuries or property damage reported.  

Investigators have no known suspects at this time tied to the incidents. Anyone with information can call 480-312-5000.

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