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Mitzi Johanknecht


Arson arrests made in Cascade Middle School fire

Summary

(Seattle) King County Sheriff’s Fire Investigators arrested two teens this morning for the arson that occurred last month at Cascade Middle School. The two boys, both 17 years old, were booked in the Youth Services Center for Investigation of Arson, Burglary and Vandalism. (C16008807)

Story

King County Sheriff’s Fire Investigators arrested two teens this morning for the arson that occurred on February 18th at Cascade Middle School near White Center.

One of the boys was arrested just before 8am at Evergreen High School where he attends school.  The other was arrested at his house in the White Center area.

Detectives said the pair broke into Cascade Middle School after midnight on February 18th, vandalized the school, and started at least 2 fires.  Both were booked into the Youth Services Center today for Arson, Burglary and Vandalism.