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Joint Reward Offered in 96 New Leicester Highway Arson


Asheville-Buncombe Crime Stoppers and the Asheville-Buncombe Arson Task Force are offering a joint reward in the amount of $1,500 for any information that leads to an arrest in the arson that occurred at 96 New Leicester Highway in Asheville on January 28. 

“On Tuesday, January 28, 2014, at 12:22am, the Asheville Fire Department was called regarding a structure fire at 96 New Leicester Hwy. The Asheville-Buncombe Arson Task Force, along with the Fire Marshal’s office has been conducting the Investigation. The fire cause has been ruled as being an intentional criminal act.

I would like to thank Crime Stoppers for teaming up with the Asheville-Buncombe Arson Task Force to help to find and bring to justice the person, or persons, responsible for the setting of this fire,” David Cutshall, Fire Investigator with the Asheville-Buncombe Arson Task Force stated.

Please contact Asheville Buncombe Crime Stoppers at (828)255-5050 if you have any information regarding this incident.