NCPD: Bethpage Fire Department Member Arrested for Starting Multiple Fires Throughout Bethpage
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By Long Island News & PR
Published: August 20 2018
Christopher Cordeiro of Bethpage, 20, is accused of starting at least five fires, cops say.
NCPD reports the arrest of Christopher Cordeiro of Bethpage, 20, for multiple Arsons.
Photo by: Nassau County Police Department
Bethpage, NY - August 20, 2018 - The Arson Bomb Squad reports the arrest of a Bethpage man for multiple Arsons that occurred in Bethpage.
According to detectives, Christopher Cordeiro, 20, and a member of the Bethpage Fire Department, was found to be responsible for the following arsons after the Arson Bomb Squad conducted an investigation.
June 25, 2017 – Across from 25 Arthur Avenue – Molotov cocktail fire in a sump
March 1, 2018 – 67 West Millpage Drive – Dumpster fire
August 5, 2018 – 285 Stewart Avenue – Abandoned house fire
August 10, 2018 – Next to 96 Broadway – Wooded area fire
August 19, 2018 – 121 North Hermann Avenue – Shed fire
Christopher Cordeiro was placed under arrest without incident at the Bethpage Fire House located at 5 Union Avenue.
The Defendant, Christopher Cordeiro, is charged with Arson 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, Arson 4th Degree and two (2) counts of Arson 5th Degree. He will be arraigned on Monday, August 20, 2018 in First District Court, Hempstead.
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