Burglar Allegedly Causes $1,000 in Damage Following Chimney Fire

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JAMESTOWN, NY (WNY News Now) — An alleged burglar is accused of causing over $1,000 dollars in damage following a break-in and subsequent chimney fire in Jamestown.

Aaron Albaugh was charged with criminal mischief, burglary, and arson after allegedly breaking into a condemned residence on the city’s southside and lighting wood on fire inside of a gas furnace, causing over $1,000 in damages on Thursday.

Officers said the 38-year-old was transported to the city jail, where he is being held pending arraignment.


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