Watertown man charged after dumpster fire at Little Caesar’s pizza shop

WATERTOWN, NY —  Joshua A. Beaumont, 22, of 1708 Ohio St., Apt. 41, Watertown, was charged by Watertown police at 1:35 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, at 839 State St. with third-degree criminal mischief, a felony, fifth-degree arson, a misdemeanor, and reckless endangerment.

Mr. Beaumont is accused of starting a fire in a Waste Management dumpster at Little Caesar’s pizza shop, 426 State St., at about 12:26 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, according to court documents.

He was being held pending arraignment Tuesday morning in City Court.