UPDATE: Juvenile arrested for Dover YMCA arson


2/21 UPDATE: Police say a juvenile has been arrested in connection to this arson.

We’re told that through investigation, detectives were able to identify a 15-year-old male as the suspect in the incident. The 15-year-old reportedly turned himself into police on Saturday and was charged with first degree arson, criminal mischief, and multiple counts of first degree reckless endangerment.

He was held at the Stevenson House Juvenile Detention Center on a $56,000 secured bond.


DOVER, Del. – Police are investigating an arson at the Dover YMCA.

Police say they responded to the YMCA shortly before 5 p.m., learning that someone had intentionally set a fire in the bathroom, which caused damage to the building.

No suspect description is being released at this time, as detectives are still reviewing surveillance.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dover Police at 302-736-7130 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.

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