Syracuse Apologizes, Pleads Not Guilty to Arson Charges

August 14, 2014 Updated Aug 14, 2014 at 1:51 PM EDT

By Rachel Elzufon

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August 14, 2014 Updated Aug 14, 2014 at 1:51 PM EDT

City of Tonawanda, NY (WKBW) - Christopher Syracuse apologized while entering the City of Tonawanda Court on Thursday morning.

Syracuse has been charged with a fire set in the City of Tonawanda, on top of a rash of blazes throughout North Tonawanda overnight on August 5th.

"I'm sorry and I'm glad everybody was fine," Syracuse told the media outside of the courtroom. "Just leave me alone -- no more comments."

Syracuse says the night of the fires, he was "drinking and not on my meds," furher explaining he is supposed to be in medication for depression.

Thursday morning, Syracuse pleaded not guilty to three arson charges and two reckless endangerment charges for a blaze on Enterprise Avenue in the City of Tonawanda.

This comes about one week after he pleaded not guilty to eleven felonies and four misdemeanors related to the fires prosecutors say he set in North Tonawanda.

Syracuse tried to talk to the Judge as Thursday's arraignment ended, saying "I'm not a risk," after the prosecutor asked for the Judge to deny bail.

Judge Cassata set a $50-thousand bail, but Syracuse will remain behind bars. He is being held with no bail in Niagara County for the blazes he has been charged with in North Tonawanda.