Homeowner arrested for arson in Lorain County

Homeowner arrested for arson in Lorain County

WELLINGTON TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) - A homeowner accused of setting his house on fire has been arrested.

Wellington Fire responded to 23400 Gore Orphanage Road in Brighton Township Friday.

During the investigation and after several interviews, the Lorain County Sheriff's dept. arrested the homeowner, David A. Smith.

Smith was located in Wellington and was taken into custody. He's been charged with aggravated arson, telecommunication harassment, and aggravated menacing.

Luckily, no one was injured during the fire.

Smith is being held without bond.

The cause of the fire has not been released.

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