Man Accused Of Attempting To Burn Down Ellery Residence

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ELLERY – A 40-year-old man is accused of attempting to burn down a residence in the Town of Ellery.

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office responded to the location for a 911 hang up around 11:30 p.m. Thursday.

Following an investigation it was alleged that Dan Lutgen attempted to burn down a residence while other people were inside.

Lutgen was arrested and transported to the Chautauqua County Jail for arraignment.

He is charged with second-degree attempted Arson and second-degree reckless endangerment.


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