Man indicted on arson charges by Clark County grand jury


A Rosewood man has been charged with aggravated arson after police say he set a front porch on fire.

Darren M. Carroll, 25, of 10817 West Ohio 29 in Champaign County was indicted by a Clark County grand jury on two counts of aggravated arson and one count of attempted aggravated burglary.

READ MORE: Springfield police investigate arson that damaged vehicles

Carroll is accused of attempting to kick in the door of the Madison Avenue home in of a woman he knows in Springfield, according to court records. He’s also accused of setting a fire in three locations on the front porch, records say, including in front of the door.

The girlfriend’s father was home at the time of the incident, according to police, and called 9-1-1 to report smelling smoke. Officers used fire extinguishers to put out the fire and allow the man to leave the home, records say.

A Clark County grand jury also returned the following indictments:

DETAILS: Springfield woman’s $700K gift will remodel busy fire station

William Joseph Bono Jr., 38, 301 Roseland Drive: Violating a protection order.

Brock Jay Raines, 36, 833 W. North St.: two counts of violating a protection order.

Douglas Sherrock Jr., 34, 2424 Lagonda Ave.: Aggravated possession of drugs.

Shaila Ann Jones, 18, 320 N. Jackson St.: Assault and obstructing official justice.

Ian Evringham, 26, 505 Railroad St., Urbana: Possession of heroin and aggravated possession of drugs.

Anthony Marselle Moore, 39, 806 W. Main St.: Having weapons under disability.

Sean M. Stewart, 24, 944 Sunset Ave., Apt. G: Domestic Violence.

Robin M. Mull, 52, 6554 Dialton Road: Possession of heroin and aggravated possession of drugs.

Brian D. Jones, 43, 464 S. Hampton Road, New Carlisle: Operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Rebecca L. Isaac, 35: Theft of drugs.




Next Up in Crime

Some flea-tick products increase seizure risk in pets, FDA says
Some flea-tick products increase seizure risk in pets, FDA says

Some flea and tick drugs could cause seizures and other neurological issues in pets and owners should consult with their veterinarians to decide on an appropriate treatment, the Food and Drug Administration said.  >> Read more trending news  Some cats and dogs on Bravecto, Nexgard, Credelio and Simparica, which use isoxazoline...
Strip club closed after food stamps used to buy lap dances, drugs, investigators say
Strip club closed after food stamps used to buy lap dances, drugs, investigators say

The Ohio Liquor Control Commission revoked the liquor permit of Sharkey’s bar, an adult entertainment establishment, effective at the close of business Thursday, after investigators used food stamps to buy lap dances. >> Read more trending news  Agent-in-Charge Michelle Thourot said agents began investigating the Twenty Two Fifty Inc...
National Guard delivers 7,000 hot plates to residents affected by gas pipeline explosion
National Guard delivers 7,000 hot plates to residents affected by gas pipeline explosion

Merrimack Valley residents affected by last week's gas explosions and fires still don't have gas service as crews work to restore 48 miles of pipeline. Without gas service, most residents won't be able to heat their homes or cook their food. With that in mind, officials have implemented temporary solutions into their recovery plan, which includes delivering...
Man mows down nearly a dozen emus in Australian outback, video shows
Man mows down nearly a dozen emus in Australian outback, video shows

The driver has a thick mustache, black glasses and wears a hat as he delights in mowing down nearly a dozen emus at breakneck speed in the Australian outback, a video shows.  Other than that, much about the video is unknown. >> Read more trending news  The Royal Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals New South Wales shared...
Firefighters battle fully involved barn fire in Clark County
Firefighters battle fully involved barn fire in Clark County

Firefighters battled a fully involved barn fire in Springfield Township Saturday. Crews responded to the fire located in the 700 block of North Bird Road around 7 p.m., according to Clark County dispatchers. There were not animals inside the barn, but it was filled with hay, said dispatch.
More Stories