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Morgantown Police Make Arrests Following Dumpster Fire

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Morgantown Police arrested two men for setting a street fire early Thursday morning.

Police patrolling the Sunnyside area when they spotted Jacob Stroupe, 20, and Charles Peck, 19, setting a fire in a dumpster on Alley D around 3:00 a.m. Police said the men took off on foot across Beechurst Avenue toward the Monongahela River before they were caught.

Peck and Stroupe, both of Lost Creek, WV, are charged with public intoxication, underage consumption, and obstructing an officer.

Stroupe is also charged with malicious burning.