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Milo man arrested on arson charge

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MILO — Fire marshals arrested a Milo man Monday, July 1 and charged him with arson after he threw his wife’s belongings on the front lawn, poured gas on the items and set them on fire.

Jeffrey Stevens, 39, was arrested by an investigator from the Fire Marshal’s Office. The fire took place at the family’s 14 Spring Street home. There was minor damage to the residence but clothing and personal items thrown in the pile were destroyed by the fire.

Stevens was charged with arson and was taken to the Piscataquis County Jail in Dover-Foxcroft. He is awaiting a court appearance.

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