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Man arrested, charged with arson after school fire

Joseph Robert Aracri, 18, was arrested Sunday. (Source: Thomas County Sheriff's Office) Joseph Robert Aracri, 18, was arrested Sunday. (Source: Thomas County Sheriff's Office)
THOMAS CO., GA (WALB) -

The Thomas County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man in connection to a weekend arson at an elementary school.

Joseph Robert Aracri, 18, was arrested Sunday. He's charged with one count of arson in the 2nd degree and one count of arson in the 3rd degree.

The blaze destroyed a storage building at Cross Creek Elementary School.

Police said that Aracri admitted to starting the fire at the storage shed and another fire in a different location.

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