On Wednesday, March 10, 2010, the Martinsburg Police Department disseminated a press release in regards to an arson investigation in Martinsburg and also disseminated two photographs of persons of interest. Since those photographs were published, both individuals have been identified and have spoken with authorities.
Both of the persons who were sought have provided statements, that have been corroborated. These individuals are no longer considered persons of interest.
The Martinsburg Police Department is continuing to actively conduct an investigation into the arsons and is seeking the community’s assistance. The Martinsburg Police Department would also like to thank the media for the prompt release of the photographs to assist with the investigation.
Anyone with information regarding any of the arson investigations are urged to contact the Martinsburg Police Department at 304-264-2100 or Crime Solvers at 304-267-4999