Marcel Melanson

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Ex-Compton Fire Official Sentenced For Theft

Prosecutors say Marcel Melanson was sentenced Monday to three years and four months in prison. He also must pay more than a half-million dollars in fines and restitution.

06/10/2014

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Ex-Compton Firefighter Pleads Not Guilty To Arson

A former battalion chief for the Compton Fire Department, who once appeared on a reality television show, has been charged with setting fire to his own department’s headquarters in an alleged embezzlement scheme.

05/18/2013

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Former Compton Fire Department Deputy Chief Arrested for Arson

Marcel Melanson was arrested Wednesday on charges of felony arson and grand theft, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/16/2013

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