MADISON (WKOW) — The Madison Police Department arrested a man for arson after he allegedly started a fire at a bus stop on the west side.
Crews were called to the West Transfer Point on Tokay Boulevard around 1:30 a.m. for a report of a fire.
When authorities arrived they were able to put the fire out quickly.
After investigating, police think 25-year-old Leonard Washington pulled several trash cans into a shelter and set them on fire. The fire caused damage to a bench and the shelter.
Washington was arrested shortly after.
No one, other than Washington, was at the bus stop at the time of the crime.