Henline arrested in connection with arson

Submitted by the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office

UPDATE: On April 16, around 4:30 p.m., Dwight C Henline was taken into custody by Island County deputies and transported to the Island County jail. Henline will be transferred to San Juan County for an appearance in court.

On April 16, the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office has obtained a warrant for the arrest of Dwight C. Henline in connection with the arson fires from April 7 in downtown Friday Harbor.

On April 15 sheriff’s detectives received information that Henline was at a residence in Langley and attempted to contact him unsuccessfully. A search warrant was served on the residence for evidence of the arson with numerous articles being removed.

The whereabouts of Henline are currently unknown. He was last seen in the Langley area and may potentially be armed and dangerous. If you see him or know of his whereabouts, please call 911 and do not attempt to contact him.