Sheriff: Teen burned Boy Scout lodge

August 24, 2009 12:07:17 PM PDT
Moore County Sheriff Lane Carter announced the arrest Monday of a 17-year-old charged with multiple counts of arson.Carter said his deputies detained Aaron Jaymes Lee, age 17, of Sandspur Lane in West End.

Lee is blamed for a wildfire July 1 near the intersection of Sandspur Lane and Edgewater Drive in the Seven Lakes community.

He's also accused of burning a Boy Scout lodge on Carthage Road near West End on August 17. The property is owned by West End United Methodist Church. It's a total loss with damages estimated at $400,000.

Lee also faces charged of making fake 911 calls on August 15 and 22nd.

The 17-year-old has been released on $50,000 bond with a September 10 court date.


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