Man arrested after arson at Wilmington home

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Submitted: Fri, 12/16/2011 - 9:48pm

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police say a house fire this morning was intentionally set.

Investigators say Ronald Joseph Rose, 20, of Wilmington, is charged with breaking and entering and arson.

Firefighters responded to the fire at 38 Robert E. Lee Drive before 11 a.m. The home was vacant at the time.

Crews had the fire under control within minutes of arriving on scene. Damages are estimated at around $15,000.

Rose is out of jail on $25,000 secured bond.

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2015 years 8 months ago

I wonder if he is a crackhead that was looking for a place to light up or just a common thief that was trying to cover his tracks. Either way, lock him up.

2015 years 8 months ago

He’s not a crackhead, he’s a meth-head!