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Man tries to set home on fire

June 19, 2012

A man tried to set his residence on fire after a disagreement with his mother over the telephone.

Timothy Joseph Fairbanks Jr., 31, was arrested about 5 p.m. Monday afternoon and charged with arson after an incident on Linville Drive in Hickory.

"Basically, he got mad at his mom and set the house on fire," said Catawba County Sheriff's Department Capt. Joel Fish. "He poured alcohol on the door in the hallway and set it on fire."

For more details on this story, be sure to see the Wednesday edition of The O-N-E.
 

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