Carolyn Fleegle

Newark Arson Suspect Indicted By Grand Jury

by Carolyn Fleegle on October 20, 2009

A Newark man accused of setting two fires back in September has been indicted by a Licking County Grand Jury.

28-year-old Matthew Craig is facing one count of arson and one count of aggravated arson.

He’s being held in the Licking County Justice Center on a $250,000 bond.

Newark Police say Craig was arrested last week in connection with two fires at 105 South 5th Street that occurred on September 20 and on September 23.

Craig is scheduled to appear in court October 13 at 8:30 a.m  for a bond hearing.