Fire Marshals Make Arrest In Glen Burnie Arson

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

arsonAround 11 a.m. yesterday, 911 calls were received reporting a vehicle fire located at Ed’s Towing in the 300 block of Marley Neck Road in Glen Burnie.  Upon arrival, firefighters found a late model Saturn well involved in fire. Firefighters were quickly able to extinguish the fire that caused approximately $ 3,000.00 in damage to a total of four vehicles.

Fire investigators were immediately called to the scene and, after conducting an origin and cause analysis, ruled the fire incendiary in nature.  As a result of the subsequent investigation and witness reports 29 year-old Steven Latz, an employee of the business, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • 2nd Degree Arson
  • Malicious Burning
  • Destruction of Property
  • Reckless Endangerment

The Fire Department asks anyone with any information relating to this or any other event to contact investigators of the Fire and Explosives Investigation Unit at 410-222-7884, the Arson Tip Line at 410-222-TIPS or online at [email protected].

Source: AACoFD

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