SHERMAN, Conn. -- A 19-year-old Sherman man is facing arson charges in connection with an October fire that destroyed three cars at an off-campus apartment complex housing University of Connecticut students, State Police said.
David Kuhn, 19, of 3 Sunset Terrace, Sherman, was held on $500,000 bond after he turned himself in to Troop C State Police on the active arrest warrant Tuesday morning.
Kuhn was charged with first-degree arson, first-degree criminal mischief, first-degree tampering with a motor vehicle, reckless endangerment and first-degree conspiracy to commit arson. He was to appear at Rockville Superior Court on Jan. 5.
The fire took place at 5:20 a.m. Oct. 11 at an apartment complex at 5 Carriage House Road in Storrs. When firefighters arrived, they found three cars in flames. There were no injuries reported.
A follow-up investigation determined it was arson, and the State Police took over the investigation.
According to the state police, detectives followed leads and evidence, and developed two suspects, Kuhn and Logan Rama, whose age and address were not released by police.
State Police expect to make a second arrest.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call State Police Detectives at 860-896-3200.
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