Arson Charges For A Man Who Set A Trailer On Fire

James Pruitt Jr.

James Pruitt Jr.

MOUNT HOLLY, N.C. – A Gastonia man faces charges he set fire to an abandoned mobile home, according to arrest warrants.

James Richard Pruitt Jr., 44, was charged with second-degree arson on Friday.

He’s accused of setting fire to a trailer at 901 Clay Drive . It belongs to Don’s Mobile Home Park in Mount Holly , according to the warrant.

Pruitt also shattered a window and entered a vacant trailer at a nearby address on Clay Drive , according to the warrant affidavit.

He was booked into the Gaston County Jail and held under a $50,000 secured bond.

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