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2 teens charged with arson after suspicious fires

DYERSBURG, TN (KFVS) -

Dyersburg police have arrested two teens in connection with a fire suspicious fires in town.

A 16-year-old Dyersburg teen was charged with arson and burglary following the investigation into a number of suspicious fires.

The teen is accused of being involved in a fire at 937 Sam Houston on March 15, 2013, and again on March 16.

The teen was taken to the McDowell Center for Children.

Dillon McKinney, 18, of Dyersburg has been charged with arson and burglary in connection with a fire at the Dyersburg High School. He also faces arson and burglary charges in connection with the Sam Houston fire.

He arrested on April 5 after a domestic violence complaint involving his girlfriend.

McKinney was a person of interest in suspicious fires that have been reported over the past six months in Dyersburg.

After a police interview, McKinney was charged with arson and burglary of a fire at Dyersburg High School that happened on April 2.

Dyersburg police and Dyersburg Fire Department have been investigating about 10 suspicious fires since November 20, 2012.

McKinney will face additional charges following the investigation into a number of suspicious fires, according to the Dyersburg Police Department.

McKinney was taken to the Dyer County Law Enforcement Complex.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 285-TIPS, or Dyersburg Police Department at 285-1212.

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