Juvenile Arrested on Arson Counts


Published on July 19 2012 10:11 am
Last Updated on July 14 2013 12:07 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

An Effingham juvenile has been arrested on counts of arson.

Effingham City Police Chief of Detectives Todd Ebbert today said the 15-year-old was arrested Wednesday in connection with fires in two dumpsters Sunday evening.  One fire occurred outside John Boos and Company, the other outside Fast Stop General Store on Willow Street.  Damage was confined to the dumpsters.

Ebbert said the arson charges are felonies.