Teen charged with felony arson after pair of Hector fires

The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 16-year-old male on arson charges following an investigation.

The 16-year-old who was not identified due to age was arrested after an investigation into two structure fires in the last week.

The fires, which occurred on March 24th and March 26th were both located on Williamee Road in the Town of Hector in the Mecklenburg Fire District.



The teen was arrested and charged with fourth-degree arson, a class “E” felony, and is scheduled to appear in the Town of Hector Court at a later date.

Assisting in the investigation was the Mecklenburg Fire Department, and the Schuyler County Emergency Management Office.