Omaha arson suspect allegedly climbs to McDonald’s roof, refuses to come down for hours

An arson suspect allegedly made his way to the roof of a McDonald's in Blackstone and refused to come down
Published: Mar. 26, 2023 at 11:03 AM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - A man spent hours on the roof of a McDonald’s overnight.

The incident started around 9 p.m. Saturday night in Blackstone.

Omaha Police said officers were originally called to an attempted arson nearby.

A suspect allegedly made his way to the McDonald’s, climbed up an open hatch, and refused to come down.

6 News was told he came down just before 4 a.m. Sunday morning.

The suspect was later identified by authorities as 33-year-old Brandon Wright. He was booked for felony destruction of property, trespassing, and obstruction.

Brandon Wright
Brandon Wright(Omaha Police Department)