Russell Gregg charged with arson after string of dumpster fires in Apache Junction

Posted at 9:14 AM, Dec 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-14 12:23:48-05

The Apache Junction Police Department says 23-year-old Russell Gregg has been arrested and charged with five counts of arson in connection to several dumpster fires.

Police say Gregg is responsible for several fires spreading from September 5 to October 30, in the dumpsters of businesses.

Locations include a Little Caesars Pizza, Ace Hardware, and a Fry’s Food Store In the area of Apache Trail and Idaho Road.

Police say they’re continuing to investigate incidents in the area, and additional charges may be filed.