Juvenile arrested for Waldorf arsons
An ongoing investiga- tion has lead to an arrest for two fires at a commercial building in Charles County. Investigators from the State Fire Mar- shal’s Office have charged a 16-year-old juvenile in reference to the fires. The fires occurred on Oct. 3 and 5 at the Westpark professional building located at 2255 Crain Highway in Waldorf. Each fire totaled damages of $1,000. The investigation revealed the juvenile burglarized the building and proceeded to vandalize and set multiple fires throughout and around the building.
At this time, the juvenile has been released into the custody of his parents. The juvenile faces multiple charges, including two counts of second degree arson, second degree burglary, two counts of second degree malicious burning, two counts of malicious destruction of property and fourth degree burglar y.