Arson
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WFD investigates arson at Market Street car lot
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/27/2012 - 4:04pm.

Wilmington firefighters are investigating a suspected arson at a used car lot on Market Street. It happened last night just after 11:30 p.m.

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Man arrested after arson at Wilmington home
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Fri, 12/16/2011 - 4:48pm.

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.

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WFD says morning fire was arson
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/11/2011 - 3:00pm.

The Wilmington Fire Department says a house fire early this morning was intentionally set. It happened before 5:30 a.m. at 508 Anderson Street.

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FIRST ON 3: Jury says Strickland not guilty of arson
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 07/14/2011 - 3:09pm.

video A Columbus County jury says a teen with ties to former Sen. R.C. Soles is not guilty. It did not take long for jurors to acquit Allen "Frog" Strickland on charges of arson and trying to rip off his insurance company.

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SBI agents, K-9: Gas found in Strickland's home after fire
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Wed, 07/13/2011 - 3:16pm.

The arson retrial of a Columbus County man with ties to former state Sen. R.C. Soles continues. Today jurors heard from fire investigators, who say they found gasoline inside Allen Strickland's home.

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Arson trial reveals teen's connection to Sen. Soles
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Tue, 07/12/2011 - 5:41pm.

video On day two of the Allen Strickland arson retrial jurors heard from several witnesses including an agent with the State Bureau of Investigation. Megan Kwalick interviewed Strickland hours after the July 2009 fire. In that conversation Strickland told Agent Kwalick about his financial connection with former state Senator R.C. Soles.

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Strickland arson retrial begins
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Mon, 07/11/2011 - 5:27pm.

video A former client and friend of Senator R.C. Soles was back in a Columbus County courtroom today. Allen 'Frog' Strickland is accused of burning his own home and then trying to collect from his insurance company. More than 50 people were called forward for jury duty Monday to see who would be selected to take part in the arson retrial.

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Judge dismisses evidence in Strickland's arson case
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 04/21/2011 - 3:17pm.

videoThe arson case involving a teen with ties to former Sen. R.C. Soles is taking an Easter break. Before recessing for the weekend today, the judge ruled on evidence in the trial of Allen "Frog" Strickland that could have a big impact on the case.

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Handler and K-9 testify in Strickland arson trial
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Wed, 04/20/2011 - 6:21pm.

video On the third day of trial prosecutors called up special agents Wednesday with the State Bureau of Investigation in the arson case against Allen "Frog" Strickland. The teen is accused of burning his own home in an attempt to collect money from his insurance.

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Testimony starts in Strickland's arson trial
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Tue, 04/19/2011 - 3:39pm.

video The jury has been seated, and today the first witnesses took the stand in the arson case of Allen "Frog" Strickland. The teen is a former client and friend of former state Sen. R.C. Soles.

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