Tonya Susan Bundick, 40, and Charles R. Smith III, 38, also known as Charlie Applegate, were arrested and charged Tuesday with arson counts in connection with a fire in Melfa, Va.
Police said they are confident the two are responsible for a majority of fires, typically set in vacant rural and commercial buildings, in the area since November.
The five-month rampage involved an investigation that included the Virginia State police, 12 volunteer fire departments, the Accomack County, Va., Sheriff's Office and over 1,200 hotline tips, The Virginian-Pilot newspaper in Norfolk,. Va., reported Wednesday.
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