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Posted on: March 9, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Frederick Police make arrest in attempted arson

Frederick Police respond to 300 Block of Madison St. after subject attempts to set fire to a house.

On 03/09/14 at approximately 12:06am Frederick Police and Units from the Frederick County Department of Fire and Rescue responded to the area of the 300 block of Madison St. Frederick MD, for the report of a subject who attempted to set a house on fire. Investigation revealed that a suspect, identified as Harry Burton Keller W/M DOB: 03/11/68, attempted to set the house on fire using a portable heater attached to a propane cylinder. This was following a dispute with other residents of the house. No significant fire actually ignited and the fire department quickly made the scene safe.
Mr. Keller was located a short time later and placed under arrest. He was taken into custody and is being charged with attempted first degree arson and related charges.

SUSPECT: Keller, Harry Burton DOB: 03/11/68
300 Blk. Madison St. Frederick MD.

ARRESTING OFFICER: Off Joseph Constantine #475

CASE REPORT #: 14-016939

OFFICER PREPARING RELEASE: Sgt. G.R. Stocksdale 301-600-1245

For additional information contact our Public Information Officer: Lt. Clark Pennington 301-600-3935


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