Fire Suspect Free On Bail, Skips Court Date

Police are looking for 30 year old Natalie Radu, the woman facing charges for starting the fire that destroyed 4 local businesses inside the Plaza de Monterey Shopping Center in Palm Desert on April 14th 2024.


Radu had a court date on Friday April 26th and did not show up.


Now police have issued an arrest warrant.


Radu has already pleaded not guilty, and was released on 50-thousand dollars bail on 9 days ago.



Crime Scene–Do Not Enter, police tape around crime scene.

Photo from Alpha Media Portland OR