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Yonkers man faces arson charges for setting multiple fires

Police say Edwin Polanco, 34, set several piles of garbage on fire, causing damage to a car.

News 12 Staff

Jun 4, 2024, 12:38 PM

Updated 14 days ago

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A Yonkers man is facing arson charges after setting multiple fires around the city.
Police say Edwin Polanco, 34, set several piles of garbage on fire, causing damage to a car.
Officers found at least four fires set by Polanco and are investigating to see if he is possibly tied to more incidents.
Polanco was arrested and charged with arson in the fourth and fifth degrees.
Due to bail restrictions, he was required to be released with an appearance ticket.


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