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BOISE -- Two suspects connected to a series of car fires in Boise appeared in court Tuesday afternoon.

The teenagers are facing arson charges after police say they set several vehicles on fire.

Dominic Tawney and Rodney Vancleave appeared in Ada County court via video conference to hear the charges against them.

Both face six counts of third-degree arson after prosecutors say at least four cars were set on fire early Monday morning. Two other cars were damaged.

Prosecutors say 19-year-old Dominic Tawney admitted to the crimes. A judge set his bond at $100,000.

Nineteen-year-old Rodney Vancleave also appeared in court. His attorney Larry Scott asked the judge to give him a lower bond, because he has family in Boise and has no reason to run.

So they will certainly impress upon him that this kind of conduct is not allowed and will not be tolerated, and I'm not sure he was even involved in it, said Scott.

The judge set Vancleave's bond at $50,000.

His attorney declined to comment on the case.

The third suspect in this case is under 18 and is facing similar charges in the juvenile justice system.

None of the men entered a plea Tuesday. Tawney and Vancleave will both be back in court on Aug. 20 for a preliminary hearing.

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