On Wednesday, April 19, 2023, an additional arrest was made in connection with a January 23, 2023, arson fire that occurred at 59 Clubhouse Drive, SW, Leesburg. Three individuals were previously arrested on March 16, 2023, for alleged involvement related to the same incident.
The structure, formerly operated as the Clubhouse for Westpark Golf Club, was the subject of an ongoing investigation of fires that occurred around January 9th of this year. While under surveillance, suspects were identified and a digital forensics analysis was completed, which supported the issuance of search warrants and arrest warrants by the Loudoun County Magistrate’s Office.
An arrest warrant for IRAHETA-SERRANO, ERIC ALEXANDER was served by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday night. Mr. Serrano was arrested in connection to his alleged involvement in the January 23, 2023, fire and is being charged with:
§18.2-90. Entering dwelling house, etc., with intent to commit arson by entering and concealing themselves in any building permanently affixed to realty with the intent to commit arson in violation of § 18.2-80 as an accessory before the fact,
§18.2-80. Burning or destroying any other building or structure by maliciously destroying, in whole or in part, or cause to be burned or destroyed, or aids, counsels, or procures the burning or destruction of any building,
§18.2-22 Conspiracy to commit a Felony for conspiring, confederating, or combing with another, either within or outside the Commonwealth, to commit a felony within the Commonwealth.
Mr. Serrano was taken to the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center and had a bond hearing on Friday, April 21st.