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Man arrested in Caribbean on $4.5 million arson indictment after allegedly torching two Denver buildings near Broncos stadium
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A 53-year-old man recently arrested in the Carribean has been indicted in federal court on arson and fraud charges accusing him of torching two townhome buildings near Broncos Stadium at Mile High last year in an alleged scheme to recoup $4.5 million in insurance money, documents show. Michael Marte is charged with using fire to […]

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Three 11-year-olds suspected of setting fire near Longmont lake expected to face arson charges
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Three children suspected of setting a fire that burned 1.5 acres near a Longmont lake Sunday are expected to face fourth-degree arson charges for causing the blaze. Longmont fire crews received reports of the fire on the east side of McIntosh Lake just before 4:15 p.m. Sunday and found cattails on fire near a parking […]

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Lawyer fears that Lake Christine fire arson defendant will be scapegoat
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ASPEN, Colo. — A lawyer for one of two people charged with starting the Lake Christine wildfire says he’s worried that “mob rule” will lead to unfair treatment of his client. The Aspen Daily News reported Friday that attorney Stan Garnett is concerned that residents are looking for a scapegoat for the fire near Basalt […]

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Woman faces arson charges over Civic Center Park fire that burned “Tree of Transformation” artwork
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Denver Fire Department investigators have arrested a woman in connection with a fire set in Civic Center park Wednesday morning that damaged an interactive art installation. Amanda Marie Failla, 28, was picked up by Denver Police Department officers after they recognized her near the park Wednesday evening, according to a news release. Amanda Marie Failla […]

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Denver man pleads guilty to murder and arson, sentencing scheduled for November
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The Denver man accused of killing another man and burning his remains at the murder site pleaded guilty to murder Tuesday on the first day of his trial, according to the District Attorney’s office. Delshon Giles, 24, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and first- and second-degree arson in Denver’s 2nd Judicial District. Giles murdered Walter […]

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Man arrested on arson charges for Lakewood barn fire that killed six horses and a dog
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A 37-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an arson where a burning barn killed six horses and a dog. Provided by Lakewood Police Department Earnest Maynes. Earnest Sunday Maynes is being held in the Jefferson County Jail on three counts of first-degree arson, five counts of second-degree arson, criminal mischief and six counts […]

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