wjz-13 all-news-99-1-wnew 1057-the-fan 1300logo2_67x35

Local

Howard County Police Offer $2,500 Reward In Arson, Attempted Murder Case

View Comments
Howard County fire

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Popular Entertainment Photo Galleries

POEts: The Legendary, The Celebrity, The Local, The ControversialPOEts: The Legendary, The Celebrity, The Local, The Controversial

Celebrities Born Outside The U.S.Celebrities Born Outside The U.S.

Top Celebrities On TwitterTop Celebrities On Twitter

Ranking Stephen KingRanking Stephen King

Famous Women Who Underwent Double MastectomiesFamous Women Who Underwent Double Mastectomies

» More Photo Galleries

CLARKSVILLE, Md. (WJZ)—Howard County police detectives are offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information about a September arson case that has been classified as attempted murder.

Police and firefighters were called to a fire just after midnight Sept. 8 in the 5000-block of Ten Oaks Road in Clarksville. Three adults and two small children all escaped without injury.

The homeowner told police that just after midnight, he and his wife detected a strange odor in the house. They saw smoke and alerted another male family member and his children, ages 3 and 1, that there was a fire.

Through investigation, detectives believe the fire was intentionally set. Police determined that an accelerant was poured onto the home’s front porch and ignited.

The family escaped through a side door.

Detectives believe that the people inside the home may have been targeted. A possible motive is unclear at this time.

Police need help in identifying the person or people responsible. Anyone with information is urged to call police at 410-313-STOP.

Other Local News:

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,217 other followers