Tag Archives: Arson

Lincoln, Gaston Counties Searching For Bank Robber, Arsonist

LINCOLNTON, N.C. – A man police believe robbed a Lincolnton bank on Wednesday morning is now facing arson charges in Gaston County. Investigators in both counties are searching for 49-year-old Jean Pierre Gendron. Lincolnton Police say Gendron robbed the Peoples Bank on …Read More

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Dilworth Fire Ruled As Arson; Man Arrested

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Investigators have arrested a man they say set a fire in Dilworth Wednesday morning. The fire was reported at a business on the 1900 block of East Boulevard near the entrance to Freedom Park, according to the Charlotte Fire …Read More

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Officials Conclude That Man Burned Down His Own Home

TEGA CAY, S.C. — Officials said Tega Cay homeowner was charged with setting his own house on fire last week. Richard Fekete, 61, was arrested on Friday night and charged with one count of third-degree arson and two counts of burning …Read More

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Teen Arrested For Setting Fire Inside Providence Baptist Church

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have arrested and charged a teenager in connection to an arson investigation at Providence Baptist Church. Saturday, authorities arrested Jonathan Dover, 18, authorities say he turned himself in after several people recognized him from earlier …Read More

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Man Charged With Arson After Setting Fire To Mobile Home

LANCASTER, S.C. — Authorities have arrested a man they believe to be responsible for the larceny and the following arson of a mobile home in Lancaster Thursday morning. Early Thursday morning, authorities responded to a mobile home fire in the …Read More

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Year Long Arson Investigation Leads To Arrest

CONCORD, N.C. — A Concord man is behind bars on Saturday night after nearly a year-long arson investigation. Police charged Ricky Reames with burning down a trailer in Concord last June. Police said Reames, who is listed as a student at …Read More

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Arson Likely Cause Of Lincoln County DSS Fire

LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. —Investigators are looking into what may have caused a fire at the Lincoln County Department of Social Services building. According to officials, the fire caused $15,000 to $20,000 in damage. Police are saying that the cause is …Read More

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Early Monday morning the office at the Lakewood Manor Apartments- in west Charlotte- was broken into and set on fire. When fire fighters were able to put the flames out, it was discovered that not only did someone start the …Read More

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Man Arrested For Arson And Attempted Murder

Charlotte police have arrested a man in connection with a house fire in Steele Creek that in which a woman was injured. The incident happened Friday around 4am at a home on Walkers Ferry Road, which is near the Charlotte …Read More

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On Monday afternoon, members of Friendly Baptist Church in Gastonia discovered their church had been vandalized. Some time between Sunday night and Monday morning, someone wrote profane words and drawings throughout the church property. This includes obscene language written on …Read More

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