Chadron man arrested for arson, burglary

The Nebraska State Fire Marshal's Office and the Chadron Police Department have arrested 41 year old Robert Two Dogs of Chadron for 2nd degree arson and burglary regarding a house fire Friday in Chadron.

Police Chief Tim Lordino says the single family house was partially engulfed in fire when the fire department arrived shortly before noon. No one was inside the residence, but extensive damage was caused before the firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze.

The Chadron Police Department received tips, quickly developed several leads, conducted interviews and aided by the onsite fire investigation conducted by the Nebraska State Fire Marshal's Office and the Chadron Fire Department an arrest was made of Robert Two Dogs, who resided at a different residence. A frozen pizza allegedly taken from the burned house was found at the suspect's home.

Lordino says;"citizen tips, coordination of agency investigations and the collection of evidence and information quickly led to the arrest."

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