From the Kinston Department of Public Safety
On Friday, January 25, 2013, Lamar Brown (photo attached) was charged with two counts of First Degree Arson for two separate set fires on July 26, 2012. He is charged with intentionally setting fires to structures at 1025 East Caswell St. and 1015 East King St. No one was injured in the fires. Kinston Fire and Rescue along with members of the Kinston Law Enforcement responded to both fires. During the investigation, evidence recovered from the fire ground along with witness information led to the arrest of Brown. Brown was already confined in the Pamlico County Jail for Breaking and Entering charges. His bond was set at $250,000 secured. His first appearance is scheduled for Tuesday, January 29th in Lenoir County District Court.
Please contact Sergeant Keith Goyette at (252) 939-3191 with questions.