Two juveniles have been arrested for intentionally setting a fire at the Cheyenne Mountain Junior High School.
On February 22 around 3:30 p.m., police were called to Cheyenne Mountain Junior High School on a reported arson.The principal told police that a juvenile male had started a fire in one of the classrooms. Police say the student admitted to starting the fire by using paper matches. The student was arrested for 4th degree arson.
The following day, the school had identified another juvenile male who had also been involved in setting fires in trash cans inside of the school during the school day. Several witnesses stated seeing the student drop lit matches into a trash can. A second juvenile was then arrested for 4th degree arson.