Clearfield man faces additional felony arson charges


December 1st, 2011 by Ric Hanson

The Lenox Police Department reports a Taylor County man arrested November 15th on a felony charge of 1st degree arson, now faces two additional felony charges of Arson in the second degree. The original charge against 25-year old Christopher Cameron, of Clearfield, was the result of a joint investigation by the Lenox Police Department and the State Fire Marshalls Office into a fire that occurred on November 6th, 2011, at the Lenox Motel.

The latest charges allege that on February 28th and August 11th, Cameron started fires at a structure with the intent to destroy such structure. Two charges of fraudulent insurance submissions, both class D felonies have been filed in connection with the arson charges on Feb. 28th and August 11th.

Cameron remains in the Taylor County Jail on a $125,000 bond. His arraignment is set to take place December 6th.