Three Jefferson Teens Accused of Arson to Building, School Bus
Police in Jefferson have arrested three teenage boys in connection with arson fires that destroyed a school bus and damaged a building. Jefferson Police Chief Dave Morlan says that officers arrested two 15-year-olds and a 17-year-old on arson and burglary charges. The arrests stem from fires Oct. 21 that destroyed a school bus parked in a district lot and heavily damaged a 3 1/2-story building. Police also charged the teens with offenses related to a railroad signal being placed on tracks, the theft of a bicycle and a theft from a Dollar General store. The boys were referred to juvenile court services.