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Telfair man arrested for arson, burglary

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Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that Michael Bartholomew Brown, 19, was arrested on charges of Burglary and First Degree Arson.


The incident occurred around 5:12 a.m. on Tuesday, May 18th. The 1000-square-foot mobile home, located on Ashford Drive in McRae-Helena, was totally destroyed. “Mr. Brown was questioned by the Telfair County Sheriff’s Office regarding the incident,” said Commissioner King. “The suspect admitted to being inside the residence and igniting a fire. He was subsequently arrested and transported to the Telfair County Jail.”


The insurance commission’s Fire Investigations Division assisted the Telfair County Sheriff’s office with this investigation.

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