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Incident Report for Case #2018-437314

Incident Type

Arrested Person

Incident Date

11/09/2018 - 1:37 AM


5602 Tokay Blvd (West Transfer Point)


Leonard L. Washington, African American male, born in 1993


The Madison Police and Madison Fire Departments were dispatched to the West Transfer Point on Tokay Blvd reference one of the shelters there being reportedly on fire.  Upon arrival, an active fire was found inside one of the shelters and quickly extinguished.  Based on a review of surveillance cameras, a suspect was identified.  Washington was found in the area and matched the suspect in the surveillance footage.  While investigating this incident, another fire was located in a dumpster.  That fire was also attributed to Washington.  He was subsequently arrested for Arson.

Released 11/09/2018 at 3:52 AM by Lt. Daniel Nale

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