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Man, 26, Charged in Bus Fires

Robert L. Duprey (Hartford Police Photograph)

Robert L. Duprey (Hartford Police Photograph)

Police arrested a 26-year-old White River Junction man on Friday and charged him with setting fire to several school buses last year, causing $200,000 in damage.

Robert L. Duprey is scheduled to appear in Windsor Superior Court on Monday to answer charges of arson and unlawful mischief for allegedly setting fire to three Butler’s Bus Service buses on Pine Street in White River Junction on Aug. 2, 2012, police said.

Duprey was being held in Southern State Correctional Facility in Springfield, Vt., in lieu of $50,000 bail, police said. — Staff report