Teenager Charged with Arson After Incident at Atlantic HS

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September 25th, 2012 by Doug Evans

An arson incident at Atlantic High School Monday led the arrest of a 15-year-old girl.

Atlantic Police Chief Steve Green says she lit an article and threw it into a trash can in the girl’s restroom which started the trash can on fire.  He says when the APD spoke with juvenile authorities they recommended she be charged with 1st degree arson.

The girl remains at the Juvenile Detention Center in Council Bluffs until her court appearance.