DENTON, Md. (WJZ) — A 33-year-old Denton man has been charged with arson after the state fire marshal’s office said he set fire to a car he had crashed while driving with a suspended license.
Nicholas Conner is charged with second-degree arson and malicious burning. The fire marshal’s office said the fire happened in the early morning hours of December 13.READ MORE: People In Baltimore Protest In Solidarity, Mourning Daunte Wright's Death After He Was Fatally Shot By Police During Traffic Stop In Minnesota
Investigators later determined Conner damaged the 2014 Ford Focus in a single-vehicle crash and then set it on fire to hide the damage, the fire marshal’s office said.READ MORE: Pause In Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Could Delay Maryland's Goals As Baltimore City Emerges As Potential New Hotspot
He faces up to 25 years in prison and/or $35,000 in fines if found guilty.MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Update: Are You Eligible For A Plus-Up Payment?