2 Sailors Charged With Arson In Virginia Beach

Publish date:
Tre'Von Jabri Bishop, left, and Timothy Warren Wright II

Tre'Von Jabri Bishop, left, and Timothy Warren Wright II

Two sailors stationed on the USS George Washington have been charged with arson in connection with an April fire, according to a release from the Virginia Beach Fire Department.

Around 1:30 a.m. on the morning of April 4, there was a call about a possible brush fire on Berknor Drive in the Virginia Village neighborhood, near General Booth Boulevard and Prosperity Road, the release said.

Firefighters found a 2016 Dodge Charger ablaze, according to the release.

The Charger was owned by Timothy Warren Wright II, a 24-year-old sailor. Portsmouth Police arrested Wright on charges of arson and conspiracy.

A second suspect, 21-year-old Tre'Von Jabri Bishop, was arrested in Norfolk by Virginia Beach fire investigators and agents from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service.

Both men have been released on bond.


©2017 The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Va.). Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.