Arson Arrest

By: News Release
Sep 9th, 2017

An arrest has been made in an arson investigation that originated on August 17th, 2017.
At approximately 6:50 AM on August 17th, the Manchester Fire Department responded to a
garage fire at 701 S. Third Street in Manchester. The fire was extinguished and prevented from
spreading to the nearby home where the arrestee was residing.
Arrested: 9/7/17
Leroy Devaun Edgar (Age 22)
Charges:
Arson - 1st degree (Class B Felony)
Possession of Incendiary Device (Class C Felony)
Reckless Use of Fire or Device (Serious Misdemeanor)
Edgar is being held at the Delaware County Jail without bail.
Disclaimer: All parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.



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