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Published October 01, 2012, 05:07 PM

Moorhead dumpster arsonist arrested

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - New information about all those dumpster fires in the metro. Police arrested a Moorhead man overnight.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - New information about all those dumpster fires in the metro. Police arrested a Moorhead man overnight.

38-year-old Steven Chenoweth faces 13 counts of 3rd degree arson.

The Romkey Park neighborhood has had 17 suspicious dumpster fires since late June.

An officer patrolling the neighborhood saw the suspect start another fire in the one-thousand block of 18th Street South and arrested Chenoweth.

There was another dumpster fire in north Moorhead around 2:15 this morning, after the suspect was arrested.

Crews quickly put that blaze out.

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