Anne Arundel County fire investigators have charged three teens with arson in a Jan. 21 vehicle fire in Davidsonville.
According to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department, two 16-year-old males and one 17-year-old-male were arrested on juvenile citations.
All three teens were charged with first-degree malicious burning, second-degree conspiracy to commit arson, first-degree conspiracy to commit malicious burning and malicious destruction of property.
On Jan. 21 at 4 a.m. firefighters respond to the 1400 block of Della Way in Davidsonville for a report of a vehicle fire. First-responding units reported than an SUV was engulfed in flames, which firefighters quickly brought under control.
An investigation revealed that fire was incendiary in nature and caused an estimated $9,500 in damage, according to a release.
Two of the teens charged were released to their parents custody. The other teen remained at the Cheltenham Youth Facility on an unrelated matter.
It is the second reported case of minors being involved in an arson in Edgewater and Davidsonville in the last week.
that Anne Arundel County fire investigators charged two 12-year-old girls and a 13-year-old boy with arson in a boat fire in Edgewater.
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