Multiple Malicious Fires End With Arrest


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (March 4, 2012) – Deputy State Fire Marshals have concluded an investigation into multiple fires occurring on the property of a Leonardtown convenience store with an arrest.

Investigators determined that Eric D Grabis, age 33, intentionally ignited two fires on the property of the Fastop Convenience Store located at 23952 Point Lookout Road. One fire was set in a 55 gallon oil drum and the other involved a commercial dumpster. No injuries were reported.

Grabis was taken into custody without incident and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center charged with Malicious Burning 2nd Degree.

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