According to officials, on Tuesday, police served an active arrest warrant on 27-year-old Guillermo Serrano.
Police said on Feb. 13th, Serrano forced entry into a room at the Grantmoor Motor Lodge located at 3000 Berlin Turnpike and started the blaze while guests were inside other rooms.
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After a short foot pursuit on Tuesday, Serrano was taken into custody.
He was charged with burglary, arson and other related charges.
He was detained on a $1 million bond and appeared in court on Wednesday.