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Washingtonville man facing arson charges

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NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. -- A Washingtonville man is facing numerous felony charges after police said he set fire to a club in New Windsor.

Virgilio Soto, 37, was arrested after a seven-month long investigation into the fire at the Sunset Strip Dance Club on Little Britain Road. Police are not releasing a motive for the fire, but said Soto was an employee at the club for 12-years as a DJ and doorman.

He is facing felony charges of arson, burglary, grand larceny and criminal mischief. He is being held at the Orange County Jail on $1,000 bail. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP