Man Charged After Setting Luxury Boat On Fire

CHICAGO (STMW) — A man was arrested after firefighters discovered him on boat that was set on fire Friday.

Firefighters found the man below deck while responding to a luxury boat on fire in Burnham Harbor. He was then turned him over to police, Fire Media Affairs said.

Julio Chavez Jr., 34, was charged with felony arson and burglary, according to police.

Chavez’s home address wasn’t immediately known.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)


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