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476. Black, gay food truck owner charged with arson, insurance fraud, and grand theft for staging own "ha... 2021-10-03 San Diego CA
Vegan food truck owner charged with arson and insurance fraud
Tuesday, Hartsfield was charged with both arson and insurance fraud in connection to the fire that destroyed his food truck.
“My food truck (Rollin Roots) was burglarized and vandalized multiple times. Throughout the ordeal I’ve had my power chords cut, my office and truck broken into and items stolen, there was a noose hanging from the door to my office, and finally on October 3rd my truck was burned down completely."
Harstfield also said the attack on his food truck was a hate crime, as he is black and gay.