Two arrests for Greenville car arsons, thefts

Arson car fires in Greenville. (Photo/BlueBag Media)
Arson car fires in Greenville. (Photo/Bluebag Media)

GREENVILLE, Ohio (WDTN) – Greenville police have now arrested two people in connection to a rash of car fires and car thefts.

Joshua Willis, 18, and Lowell “Bill” Bowers, 34, are accused of arson, theft and felony theft. Formal charges are expected to be filed by prosecutors next week.

Police say the duo are responsible for seven car fires on July 22. They also believe the men are responsible for 12 car thefts around the same time.

Lowell Bowers (left), and Joshua Willis charged with car arsons in Greenville.  (Photo/Bluebag Media)
Lowell Bowers (left), and Joshua Willis charged with car arsons in Greenville. (Photo/Bluebag Media)

Willis was identified by officers first in the investigation.

The crimes occurred in the area of Euclid Street in Greenville.

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