Greencastle Man Appears in Court for Arlington Street Arson

Timothy J. Hubble, age 27 of Greencastle, has been arrested for Arson. Hubble had his court hearing yesterday February 3rd. Hubble pleaded not-guilty. During the investigation Greencastle police showed surveillance video to Hubble starting the fire. Hubble then confessed to the crimes committed. When Hubble was asked for his motive for the crime he responded to officials saying that he wanted to scare his ex-wife and mother in law by setting fire to boxes underneath the stairs. He went on saying that he did not expect the entire house to catch fire which is estimated to be $60,000 in damages. Arson is a level 4 felony that is punishable with 2 to 12 years in jail.

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