Man in court after setting own house alight three times
 Baw Baw News   By // 18:01, Monday 5 November 2012

A 36-year-old Willow Grove man was in court today after setting a house he jointly owns alight three times.

Police told The Warragul Citizen the man was charged with burglary, three counts of arson and breaching intervention orders.


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The man was arrested on Friday and held by police over the weekend.

The case was heard in the Latrobe Valley Magistrates’ Court this afternoon.

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4 responses to “Man in court after setting own house alight three times”

  1. so much police news- so much sad news- drugs, crime, fire

    where is the positive side of life in Baw Baw

  2. Mark Steggall says:

    Hi there.

    Every time i open the warragul citizen page i get a “Stack overflow 34” problem. Can you help?

  3. Writers says:

    Hi Mark,

    Thank you for your comment.

    The issue has been reported by some Internet Explorer users. It’s not your end that has the issue, however using a different browser will help.

    I am working on a fix for it.

    Will.

  4. Hans van Meurs says:

    Why does the same crime occur 3 times? It is a pity that we can not stop it after the first attempt, I would like to know more about the circumstances around the second and third attempts and the protection the inhabitants could get from our community.