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Fayetteville man accused of setting fire to ex-girlfriend's home

Posted May 25, 2012

— Cumberland County sheriff's investigators are searching for a Fayetteville man accused of setting fire to his ex-girlfriend's home.

Rodolfo Rivera, 30, of 3283 Baywood Road, is wanted on charges of breaking and entering, larceny, possession of stolen goods and second-degree arson.

Investigators say Rivera broke into the home on James Dail Road on Sunday, stole a computer and started the blaze.

Tanekia Britton, his former girlfriend, told authorities that he was angry that "she had company."

Rivera, who is considered armed and dangerous, is black, stands 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs approximately 150 pounds. He has black, short-cropped hair and brown eyes.

He also goes by "Two-Two" and has several tattoos on his body with the same moniker.

Anyone with information about where Rivera might be should contact 910-323-1500.


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