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Adult and two juveniles charged for setting school bathroom fires

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Posted at 7:36 PM, Apr 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-10 11:08:19-04

BEL AIR, Md. (WMAR) — Three suspects have been charged with intentionally setting two school bathrooms on fire.

The Office of the State Fire Marshal charged Ryan Daniel Hruz,18, and two 17-year-old male juveniles with felony second-degree arson and felony first-degree malicious burning.

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Officials allege the trio set the fires on March 26 at C. Milton Wright High School in Bel Air.

A school custodian coming into work first discovered the flames and called police.

According to the Deputy State Fire Marshal, the fires caused an estimated $1,000 in damage.

Both juveniles have been released into the custody of their parents, while Hruz was served with a criminal summons. He's scheduled to appear for an 8:30 a.m. trial on June 12 at the Harford County Circuit Court

If convicted, each faces a combined maximum of 25 years behind bars and a $35,000.00 fine.