FREDERICK, Md. - A sergeant with the Frederick County Sheriff's Office was placed on administrative leave Friday after he was arrested earlier in the day on charges in connection with a Sept. 2 vehicle fire, according to a Sheriff's Office press release.
Theodore Randolph Dorsey, 37, of Knoxville, Md., was charged with second-degree arson and first-degree malicious burning in connection with the fire to a vehicle that belonged to a woman that he was living with, according to the release.
Dorsey was arrested without incident by deputy state fire marshals at the Sheriff's Office, according to a press release from Maryland State Fire Marshal William E. Barnard's office. Dorsey was awaiting a bail review by a district court commissioner at the Frederick County Detention Center, according to the release.
Investigators were dispatched to a vehicle fire on Sept. 2 at 10:23 p.m. in a secluded area along Md. 80 at the Monocacy River Bridge near Buckeystown, Md., officials said.