Carlos Cruz Ortiz, Falls Church dumpster fires suspect, arrested

9:27 AM, Aug 5, 2013   |    comments
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FAIRFAX, Va. (WUSA9) -- Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department says fire investigators charged 20-year-old Carlos Cruz Ortiz for setting several fires to dumpsters in Falls Church.

Ortiz was charged Sunday with destroying property of more than $200, which is a class four felony, say officials.

Firefighters responded to seven dumpster fires over the weekend in the Kingsley Commons Townhouse Complex at 2930 Monticello Drive.

Officials say damage to dumpsters -- and a wooden fence -- is estimated at $3,000.

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