MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — Aggravated arson charges were filed against a New Jersey man who allegedly set fire to the home he was renting after the owner started eviction proceedings.
Thirty-one-year-old Christopher M. Bossick also faces three counts of criminal mischief in connection with Wednesday’s blaze at the Middletown Township home, which caused more than $2,000 in damage.READ MORE: Full Lineup Revealed For 'We Love New York City: The Homecoming Concert' In Central Park
Police tell the Asbury Park Press of Neptune that Bossick poured a flammable liquid on some clothing that was placed on a bedroom floor and started the fire before leaving the home.READ MORE: Douglas F4D Skryray Hoisted Back Aboard Intrepid, Where It Had Originally Served During Cold War
No injuries were reported in the blaze.
Bossick was being held in the Monmouth County Jail on $50,000 bail, and it was not known Saturday if he had retained an attorney.MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?
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