WARDSBORO — A 64-year-old man was arrested following an incident in Wardsboro yesterday.
Authorities say they were notified of an attempted arson on Hunt Road at around 7:20 p.m.
Police allege that James Beaton, of Wardsboro, committed the offenses of 2nd degree arson, reckless endangerment, unlawful mischief, and unlawful mischief.
He was located a short time later and transported to the Westminster barracks for processing.
After processing Beaton was cited to appear in court today and ordered to be held on $10,000 bail.
He was transported and lodged at Southern State Correctional Facility where he was ordered to be held.