12-year-old charged with arson in Plainfield

February 27, 2012 8:55:49 PM PST
Police in Plainfield arrested a 12-year-old boy in connection with a series of fires that were intentionally set.

Home video and pictures show some of the five fires the boy is accused of setting over a two-week period that began on Christmas Eve on Hazelwood Drive.

Detectives says they followed several leads to the boy who eventually made a full confession.

The boy is charged with five counts of arson, burglary to a motor vehicle and criminal property damage.