02 November, 2021

Arsonist on the Loose


Man sets truck with Confederate flag on fire in Centreville

CENTREVILLE — A man set a truck on fire Saturday in the parking lot of the Dunkin Donuts on Laser Drive in Centreville after observing a Confederate flag sticker on the 2005 Chevrolet Silverado, according to the Centreville Police Department.

Cpl. John LaBelle and Ofc. Tyler Clagett responded to the Dunkin Donuts shortly before 6 p.m. after an employee called 911.

According to Lt. Conrad Meil of the Centreville Police Department, while interacting with Dunkin workers in the drive-thru window, a customer, identified as a white man, mentioned that he had seen a truck with a "rebel flag" on it in the parking lot. When the employee said she did not know who the truck belonged to, the man said he would light the vehicle on fire…

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