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Arson Spree: Suspect Nabbed In Series Of Fires In Region, Including One That Damaged Church
Police have arrested a suspect in a series of arson fires that were set in the region, including one that heavily damaged a church.
In Albany County, police and fire crews in Colonie were called at around 12:30 a.m. Monday, June 5, with reports of a brush fire in the traffic roundabout at Albany Shaker and Maxwell roads.
The fire left minor damage to a grassy area, according to the Colonie Police Department.
Officers later located the suspect, 25-year-old Mark Marcus, of Albany, not far from the scene.
According to investigators, Marcus intentionally started the fire, as well as several …