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Boise police looking for suspect who started several dumpster fires in downtown Boise

BPD dumpster fire suspect
Posted at 8:06 PM, Feb 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-22 22:06:31-05

Boise police are looking for a suspect in a string of dumpster fires located in downtown Boise.

Police and Boise Fire responded to several dumpster fires within 20 minutes.Police say the fires were located:

  • Near 560 W. Main - dumpster fire
  • Near 407 W. Main -dumpster fire
  • Near 501 W. Grove – privacy cloth attached to a fence
  • Near 621 W. Main - dumpster fire

The suspect is described as a male with a beard and wearing a black beanie, black sweatshirt and a brown vest, according to BPD. Police say potential charges include arson and malicious injury to property.

Police ask anyone with information to call dispatch at 208-377-6790 or Crime Stoppers: at 208-343-COPS (2677), www.343COPS.com.