On June 1, Darren William Hinzmann, 47, was arrested in connection with a townhouse fire that occurred in the Lorton area of Fairfax County on May 12, 2017. Hinzmann was taken into custody by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office in East Bradenton, Florida. Hinzmann was charged with Arson of a Dwelling, Burning Personal Property Greater than $200, and Cruelty to Animals. He is currently being held at the Manatee County Central Jail awaiting extradition to Virginia.
On May 12, the Fire and Hazardous Materials Investigative Services Section responded to a townhouse fire in the 8500 block of Koluder Court to investigate the cause of the fire. The townhouse and its contents were a total loss. Adjacent townhouses also sustained minor damage.
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue would like to thank the public for their assistance in locating Hinzmann.
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