Al­leged ar­son­ist caught

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - NEWS -

A 44-YEAR-OLD Moss­man man was ar­rested and charged with ar­son on March 28 fol­low­ing the in­ves­ti­ga­tion into a blaze at an Alchera Drive res­i­dence. It is al­leged that the man set fire to a ve­hi­cle fol­low­ing a ver­bal dis­pute with other peo­ple at the ad­dress. The man set the ve­hi­cle alight by pour­ing fuel over it and light­ing a match on it some­time be­tween 10pm on March 27 and the early hours on March 28. The ve­hi­cle was sig­nif­i­cantly dam­aged and the man is sched­uled to ap­pear in the Moss­man Mag­is­trate’s Court on April 13.

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