Police say arrest has been made in Webster St Fire 

Auburn Police and the State Fire Marshal’s Office say they have made an arrest in connection with yesterdays early morning fire that occurred at 22 Webster Street. 21-year-old Randen Schmidt of Greene was arrested after an interview at the Androscoggin County Jail where he was being held on an unrelated charge. Police say Schmidt is a former tenant of the apartment building who had been evicted recently. The two-story building was mostly vacant with only one family living on the first floor. Schmidt became a suspect after investigators tracked down several leads. Investigators from the State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Auburn Police Department were able to develop enough evidence together to arrest Schmidt, charging him with Arson and Burglary. They say Schmidt remains at the Androscoggin County Jail on $35 thousand dollars cash bail. He is expected to be arraigned on Monday.