CHEYENNE, Wy — On Wednesday, July 28 the Cheyenne Police Department assisted Cheyenne Fire Rescue in responding to a series of dumpster fires in the Downtown area, one of which also ignited the garage of a near-by residential complex.
There were six dumpsters set on fire between 6:00 a.m. and 8:45 a.m. at the following locations:•
Cheyenne Wyo mand Christopher Johnson, 26 arrested for Arson
2400 block of Pioneer Avenue
500 block of West 24th Street
300 block of East Lincolnway
100 block of West 21st Street•500 block of West 19th Street
18th Street and Pioneer Avenue
The suspect, later identified as Christopher Johnson, 26, transient was arrested and booked into the Laramie County jail on one count of 1st Degree Arson as well as five counts of 4th Degree Arson.