July 05, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

Brandon Williams Charged with Arson

Brandon E. Williams, 27, of Lebanon, has been charged by the Greene County Prosecutor's Office with first degree arson and stealing related to the fire that occurred on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at the Plato's Closet retail store at 1258 E. Battlefield Road.

Williams was arrested and charged on July 1. He was identified with the assistance of the local media and citizens after in-store video images were distributed via a news release on June 27.

For more information, contact: Fire Marshal Bill Spence, (417) 864-1513.

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