Friday, July 31, 2015
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Friday, 3/17/2006

Bedford arson suspect held in Kentucky

Kentucky State Police have arrested a 15-year-old Lambertville youth wanted for a series of arsons in Bedford Township, authorities said.

The boy, whose name was not released because of his age, was stopped on southbound I-75 Tuesday morning near Richmond, north of Lexington. The youth was driving a pickup belonging to his father. The father reported it missing early Tuesday.

The teen faces arson charges related to a pair of fires set outside a Kroger store at Sterns and Secor roads in January and a nearby Foodtown in February, Detective Tom Redmond of the Monroe County Sheriff's Office said. The teen is a suspect in several other fires during the same period, he said.

Detective Redmond said the boy will be returned to the county and held at the youth detention center.

Recommended for You

Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.