Fire investigators have charged four male juveniles with multiple counts of setting fire to vehicles, and one count each of setting fire to items capable of spreading on land, in the Little Rocky Run neighborhood, bordering the Clifton/Centreville areas, Wednesday, July 22, 2015. Seven of the vehicle fires took place in the early morning of July 18, with three additional vehicle fires occurring on July 3, and one more on July 15, causing more than $120,000 in damages.
Of the 11 vehicles fires, three occurred on Chasewood Circle at Hart Forest Drive, two on Laurel Rock Court, one on Rockland Drive, one on Rock Lawn Drive, one on Stonefield Lane, two on Quigg Street, and one on Mount Olive Road.
One juvenile, 17, was charged with 11 counts of Virginia Code 18.2-81, burning or destroying personal property, and one charge of Virginia Code 18.2-86, setting fire to woods, fences, grass, etc.; another juvenile, 17, was charged with ten counts of 18.2-81, and one count of 18.2-86, another juvenile, 16, was charged with 11 counts of 18.2-81, and one counts of 18.2-86; and one juvenile, 16, was charged with four counts of 18.2-81, and one count of 18.2-86.
The teenagers live in the Clifton/Centreville area. Fairfax County police assisted fire investigators during the investigation.