Tuesday, September 06, 2016
ARREST MADE IN CONNECTION WITH CAR FIRE
WICOMICO COUNTY, - Deputy State Fire Marshals arrested Kendal Lee Smiley (19) today in connection with a vehicle fire which occurred on July 26, 2016. The fire occurred in the 400 Block of S. Park Drive, Salisbury, Wicomico County.
The fire involved a 2016 Chevrolet Cruze and caused an estimated $ 20,000.00 dollars in damage. Five firefighters from the Salisbury Fire Department controlled the fire in 15 minutes. No injuries were reported.
The investigation into the fire resulted in an arrest warrant being issued. Smiley was charged with 2nd Degree Arson, Malicious Burning 1st Degree and MDOP > $1,000.00. The warrant was served at Smiley’s residence and he was taken into custody without further incident.
Smiley was transported to the Wicomico County Detention Center. If convicted of all charges, Smiley faces 28 years in jail and / or $37,500.00 dollars in fines.
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