Man Arrested For October Arson

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Dover- The City of Dover Fire Marshal’s Office and Dover Police Department have made an arrest in connection with a fire at a vacant residence that occurred on October 20th, 2016.

The fire occurred at 801 North State Street and caused an estimated $120,000 in damage to the vacant home, according to authorities. Officials said that Steven Moran, 22, was at the scene on the night of the fire and provided officials with a false identity.

It was later found that Moran, along with other homeless persons, had been staying at the residence unlawfully, officials said. Moran has been incarcerated at JTVCC in Smyrna since October 21st on unrelated charges, and was charged on December 28th for the arson.

Steven Moran
Steven Moran

Steven Moran

Charges:
Arson 2nd Degree
Burglary 2nd Degree
Criminal Impersonation
Bond: $9,000 Unsecured Bond

Image Credits: Dover Police

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