Man faces arson charges for setting state trooper's father's house on fire after getting speeding ticket

The fire happened just days before last Christmas.

William Aguirre

May 16, 2024, 2:12 AM

Updated 7 days ago

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A 26-year-old man pulled over for a speeding ticket now faces arson charges for setting a state trooper's father's house on fire.
Tyler Williams was arraigned on Wednesday evening at Warwick Village Court.
After receiving a speeding ticket, police say he Googled the state trooper's address in Warwick.
He then went to the home, doused it with gasoline and set it on fire.
The fire happened just days before last Christmas.
Three of the officer's family members were inside the home. They all escaped unharmed.
Williams pleaded not guilty. The judge ordered him to be held without bail in the Orange County Jail.
The case goes to a grand jury later this week.


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