Comments for: Arsonist caught with lighter released from jail

Posted July 05, 2012, at 3:57 p.m.

ROCKLAND, Maine — A District Court judge has approved the release of a man who was arrested after being caught with a Bic lighter while free on bail awaiting sentencing for setting his home on fire in 2008 to collect insurance. Dana R. Benner, 51, of South Thomaston was stopped …

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