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Teen arrested in East Columbus dumpster fires

A 17-year old Columbus boy has been arrested in the investigation into dumpster fires at Pence Place housing complex.

Sgt. Matt Harris, spokesman for the Columbus Police Department, says the teen was taken into custody last night. Five dumpster fires were set in the last two months.

Harris said investigators located the suspect after reviewing video evidence of the fires. The juvenile was transported to the Bartholomew County Juvenile Detention Center on a preliminary charge of arson, Harris said.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014 8:47:00 AM


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