UPDATE: Teenager Arrested In County Attorney's Office Arson

(Katy Sawyer, The Wayne County Outlook)
(Katy Sawyer, The Wayne County Outlook)
Reported by: Tom Kenny
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Updated: 6/04 8:44 pm
State Police arrested a teenager Wednesday in connection to a fire investigators said was deliberately set at the Wayne County Attorney's Office in May.

Investigators said James Rigney, 18, of Monticello, was charged with Arson 2nd Degree, Burglary 2nd Degree, Theft by Unlawful Taking under $500 and Tampering with Physical Evidence.

He was lodged in the Wayne County Detention Center.

The May 22, 2014, fire caused significant damage to the County Attorney's Office on Columbia Avenue in Monticello, according to investigators.

The fire was reported around 4:30 a.m., according to the Monticello Fire Chief.

No one was inside the building at the time of the fire, according to investigators.

Note:  The still photo that accompanies this story is courtesy of Katy Sawyer and The Wayne County Outlook.


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