Wednesday night just after 10:30 p.m., firefighters and police responded to a 911 call regarding a fire in Earlville at the Lighthouse Community Church on South Main Street in the village.

According to New York State Police, the suspected arsonist, Brian C. Carver, age 39 of Earlville, was later found nearby the church and arrested by Norwich Police. Carver had minor injuries and was transported to Chenango Memorial Hospital for treatment. Carver has been charged with Class C Felony of Arson in the third degree. No information on motive has been released.

Carver was released and is ordered to appear in the village of Earlville court on May 13, 2020.

 

Credit: NYS Police
Credit: NYS Police