HomeLocalLOCAL NEWS REF– USES TO REPORT: IRANIAN MUSLIM PEDOPHILE ARRESTED IN SYNAGOGUE FIRE IN LAS VEGAS Local, Politics LOCAL NEWS REF– USES TO REPORT: IRANIAN MUSLIM PEDOPHILE ARRESTED IN SYNAGOGUE FIRE IN LAS VEGAS May 10,2017 Not one local news outlet reported that the man, Afshin Bahrampour, 47 arrested by Metro Police for allegedly setting two fires over the weekend at the Chabad of Southern Nevada-Desert Torah Academy at 1261 Arville Street near Charleston Boulevard, was an Iranian Muslim with a history of sex crime convictions according to law enforcement sources. According to Front Page: Las Vegas Police arrested Afshin Bahrampour in a shopping center parking lot across the street from the scene of two fires set at the Chabad of Southern Nevada Desert Torah Academy at 1261 Arville Street late Monday, Las Vegas Fire and Rescue spokesman Tim Szymanski said. Firefighters were called out to handle a car fire in the synagogue’s parking lot just after 8 p.m. Monday. Crews quickly extinguished the blaze, which caused significant damage to the vehicle and minor damage to two others. While firefighters were cleaning up after the car fire, synagogue personnel told investigators they had extinguished a mysterious fire in a waste basket inside their building two hours earlier, Szymanski said. Afshin Bahrampour has a very interesting history. He’s a registered sex offender on 2 counts of sodomy. On December 10, 1997 at approximately 3:00 p.m., AFSHIN BAHRAMPOUR, age 28, from Sherwood, was taken into custody by officers from Sherwood and Tigard Police Departments after eluding authorities for over one year. In 1996, a secret indictment based upon an Oregon State Police investigation was handed down by a Washington County Grand Jury charging Afshin Bahrampour with several counts of Sex Abuse involving a girl who was 13 years old at the time. Aware of the investigation, he left the address where he was living in Beaverton and moved to an unknown location. Bahrampour was known to work as a gymnastics coach at several local area gymnastics facilities where he had contact with young girls. At about 2:45 p.m., Sherwood Police Officer G. Smith received a call from the principal of Hopkins Elementary School advising that Bahrampour had tried to enter their school and was refused entry. Officers continued to check the area, and based upon additional sightings by some public works employees, Bahrampour was found walking on Tonquin Road near Tonquin Loop in Sherwood. Officers described Bahrampour as being dirty and muddy from hiding in bushes in the area. He was convicted and sentenced to 8 years in prison for the abuse of a 13 year old girl. And then launched an impressive array of lawsuits against everyone and everything.