Police in Iowa City, Iowa are on the hunt for an arsonist who allegedly burnt down an apartment building a week ago. As a few tipsters have shrewdly pointed out, the prime witness in the investigation, and the possible suspect, bears a striking resemblance to the caveman from those awful GEICO commercials and that much more awful short-lived TV series.

Iowa City's KCRG-TV reports that the witness is "an older white man, between 5 feet 10 inches and 6 feet tall, with a beard and long hair," and Sgt. Denise Brotherton believes the suspect is "a transient man who may not be from the area." The fire left about a dozen people homeless (or transient, if that's the word we're using now), and caused about $120,000 in structural damage and $15,000 in content damage.

No one, though, has publicly owned up to the fact that he also looks a lot like the fake prehistoric human who was sitting courtside at a Miami Heat game last week. Your serve, I justice.

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Sketch of Iowa City Fire Witness Released [KCRG-TV]
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