Lincoln County Sheriff’s investigators arrest boys age 10 and 12 in connection with last weekend’s house fire on Glen Avenue
On July 29 at approximately 4:40 pm, The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to 6710 Glen Avenue, Gleneden Beach, Oregon on a report of a residence on fire. The initial investigation revealed the residence, a vacation home, had been intentionally set on fire and the damage was extensive.
Lincoln County Sheriffs Office Detectives, assisted by the Oregon State Police Arson Unit, Depoe Bay Fire Department, Newport Fire Department, and the State Fire Marshal’s Office began an investigation into the fire.
The investigation determined that two juveniles from the Gleneden Beach area intentionally entered the home and set it on fire.
On August 01, 2012 a 12 year old juvenile male from the Gleneden Beach area was arrested for Arson I, Criminal Mischief I, Criminal Trespass I, and Burglary I and lodged at the Lincoln County Juvenile Detention Facility.
On August 02, 2012 a 10 year old juvenile male from the Gleneden Beach area was referred to the Juvenile Department for the charges of Arson I, Criminal Mischief I, Criminal Trespass I, and Burglary I. He was released to his parents. Oregon Revised Statue 419C.133 requires judicial review and written findings describing why it is in the best interests of the youth under the age of 12 to be placed in detention.