Teen Arrested In Beaufort County Arson

A teen authorities say set a camper trailer on fire in Beaufort County is now behind bars.

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office arrested 16-year-old Fortino Garcia of Washington and charged him with felony breaking and entering and one count of burning personal property.

They say back in February they received a report of a fire at Robersonville Road in Washington. The abandoned camper trailer was fully engulfed in flames.

A deputy responded to the fire due to its suspicious nature. They say an investigation led to Garcia.

Garcia is held on a $2,000 secured bond in the Beaufort County Detention Center.

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