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: Suffolk Police: Franklyn Charles, 18, Charged For Crash That Killed Jennifer Figueroa, 30, In Wyandanch
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: New York Weather: CBS2’s 10/23 Saturday Morning Forecast
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: Manhattan, Brooklyn Residents Sue City To Stop Permanent Outdoor Dining
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