Police charge 3 teens in Edwardsville car arson
Posted on July 18, 2012 at 3:41 PM
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- Edwardsville Police charged three suspects in a car arson fire that started in a residential neighborhood early Tuesday morning.
Courtney Ramsey, 19, Kyle Agers, 19, and a third suspect, a minor, have been charged with possession of an incendiary device and arson.
Officials said the Edwardsville fire department found a 2002 Dodge Dakota pick-up truck ablaze in the driveway at 1023 Ruskin.
Crews were able to put out the fire before additional damage occurred.
Police say the use of two small chemical bombs were used to light the car on fire, resulting in the complete damage of the vehicle.
Authorities said an investigation led them to the suspects.
All suspects are currently in custody at the Madison County Detention Center with a $100,000 bond each.