State Fire Marshals Looking For This Arson Suspect

Wilmington – The Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal is searching for an arson suspect in the Wilmington, Delaware vicinity, according to Assistant State Fire Marshal Michael Chionchio.

Chionchio said Dominique Scales, 29, is wanted for felony Arson in the 2nd degree following a domestic dispute in the 300 block of Howard Street in Richardson Park yesterday around 10:00 am. It is alleged that Scales set fire to an automobile in front of the home during the dispute, according to Chionchio.

A 32-year -old male was hospitalized after lighter fluid was thrown into his face allegedly by Scales during the dispute, said Chionchio. He was taken to the Christiana Hospital and treated and later released.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Dominique Scales is asked to contact the Office of the State Fire Marshal – New Castle Division at (302) 323-5375, Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333, or the New Castle County Police Department.


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