Arrest in arson at Wash. home under construction
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) -- Arlington, Wash., police have arrested a 16-year-old boy in a Tuesday night arson at a home under construction.
A city spokeswoman said late Wednesday night that the Arlington teen was being booked into an Everett youth center on one count of first-degree arson.
The city said earlier that attempted arsons were discovered at two nearby homes also under construction.
Fire Department Deputy Chief Tom Cooper estimates the loss at about $65,000.