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
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
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.


Share
Most Popular
Coroner: Elderly Mercer Co. Couple Die in Apparent Murder-Suicide
The Mercer County Coroner has confirmed that an elderly couple were found dead in their home Sunday night following an apparent murder-suicide.
UPDATE: Name Of Victim In Fatal Lexington Crash Released
The name of the woman killed in a Lexington crash early Saturday morning has been released.
Camping World founder dies in fall at Ky. home
David Garvin, a Kentucky entrepreneur who founded the retail chain Camping World, died Saturday morning in an accidental fall at his home.
Lexington PD: Argument Between Neighbors Results in Gunfire
An argument between neighbors escalated to at least one shot being fired Monday afternoon, according to Lexington Police.
Police: Shots Fired Near Lexington School
Lexington Police said shots were fired Monday afternoon near Lafayette High School. Although school had been out for the Labor Day holiday, youth football tournament was being held at Lafayette. Video Video
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
   

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.