For Immediate Release
Sentencing and Arrest of Arsonists
Norman O. Bennett received a 12-year sentence for the first degree arson of a house on North Main Avenue, which occurred on November 19, 2009.
An arrest of Jeremy J. Looney has been made for the second degree arson of an unattached garage on 2236 N. National Ave., which occurred on May 3, 2010. Charges are pending but expected.
For more information, contact: Randy Villines, Assistant Fire Chief, (417) 864-1527.