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Police Arrest Suspect in West Haven Fires

West Haven police have arrested a suspect after several fires behind a Family Dollar store in West Haven. 

Police said they served an arrest warrant charging 38-year-old Patrick Savino, of West Haven, with arson in the third degree, criminal mischief in the first degree and three counts of reckless burning. 

Police said the arrest comes after investigations into fires in the back of Family Dollar at 238 Captain Thomas Boulevard, including one that caused substantial damage to the adjacent business. 

Savino was held on a bond.

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