At 6:46 p.m. on Sunday, Delphos Police and Fire department’s were called to the 400 block of East Second Street in reference to a fire at an apartment complex in that area.
Upon officers’ arrival, they spoke to the residence of the complex and found a credible suspect in the fire. Detectives from the Delphos Police Department were contacted and took over the case.
Upon speaking with the suspect, it was found that the 12-year-old had set the fire in the basement of the residence.
The juvenile was transported to the Juvenile Detention Center in Lima on charges of aggravated arson, a second degree felony.