Teen charged with seven arson offences after series of fires in Derby
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A teenager has been charged with seven arson offences after a series of fires across Derby in late 2020.
Johnny Brady has this week been charged with the alleged offences, that took place during October and December 2020, and saw St Mary’s Catholic School and Ravensdale Infant and Nursery School destroyed - along with All Saint’s Church at Mackworth.
The 18-year-old, of no-fixed abode, has been charged with the alleged arson of buildings at the following dates and locations:
St Mary’s Catholic School – 3 October 2020
Ravensdale Infant and Nursery School – between 4 October and 6 October 2020
Orangery Café – 6 October 2020
St Mathew’s Church – 15 October 2020
Mackworth Community Centre – between 14 October and 16 October 2020
St Paul’s Church – between 14 October and 16 October 2020
All Saint’s Church – 3 December 2020
He has also been charged with one count of burglary in relation to damage caused to the science room at Murray Park school on 1 October 2020.
He is due to appear at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court on 3 March.