SCHENECTADY, N.Y. - The
Schenectady Police Department, in conjunction with the Schenectady Fire
Department, has made an arrest in connection with the two "suspicious" arson fires that
occurred on Monday.
Police say a 15-year-old Schenectady
juvenile, whose identity will not be released, has been charged with two counts of Arson in the 4th-degree, a Class E felony.
The first fire Monday occurred at a vacant building on 942 State Street around 4:45 p.m. About 20-minutes
later, crews were sent to a second fire at another vacant building at 738 Albany Street.
Police are still looking into a connection
between the two fires from Monday with previously reported
The juvenile appeared in Schenectady County Family Court Tuesday. No further details have been released at this time.