On Friday, April 17, Pleasanton officers responded to a residential fire on Paseo Navarro. Several people were inside the residence and were evacuated to safety. The cause of that fire was considered suspicious and has been under investigation by arson investigators. On April 23, Pleasanton police detectives arrested Kent Charles Hermanson for aggravated arson, child endangerment and domestic violence. Hermanson was transported and booked at Santa Rita Jail.