Teen charged in Nashua arson
NASHUA - A 13-year-old boy is accused of setting a minor fire in the basement of a Deerwood Drive home.
The fire was reported Saturday at 12:35 p.m. as being suspicious and involving juveniles.
Detectives with the Youth Services Division were notified and, on further investigation, they determined the young teen started the blaze.
He was taken into custody about 2 1/2 hours later and charged with delinquent child: arson,
class A felony.
The teen was later released to his parents pending a court hearing at 9th Circuit Court, Nashua District Division.
If convicted, the teen faces the possibility of being committed to the Youth Development
Center until he reaches the age of majority.