A Phillips man was arrested Friday for allegedly setting hearth to a Farmington enterprise greater than 5 years in the past.
Kurt Searles, 34, was charged with arson and conspiracy to commit arson, in response to Shannon Moss, a spokesperson for the Maine Division of Public Security.
Searles allegedly began a fireplace on the Falls Basic Retailer in Farmington in April 2017. The Croswell Highway enterprise was later demolished.
Moss mentioned new info got here to mild lately that allowed investigators to proceed with a case in opposition to Searles. She didn’t disclose what new info investigators uncovered.
Searles was arrested with out incident at his dwelling, and he was being held on the Franklin County Jail in Farmington on $5,000 bail.
Anybody with details about the fireplace can contact the Maine hearth marshal’s workplace at 207-624-7076.
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