Truck Arson in Apalachicola Nation Forest Being Investigated

By: WCSO Release
By: WCSO Release

Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating an arson case involving a vehicle reported which was reported Jan. 16, according to Sheriff David Harvey.

Investigators received a call from witnesses who reported a burning vehicle on Lawhon Mill Road in the Apalachicola National Forest. Deputy Sean Wheeler arrived on scene and observed Wakulla Firefighters attempting to extinguish the fully engulfed vehicle.

The witnesses were walking in the woods when they observed the fire and a man pouring what appeared to be gasoline from a container on the burning truck.

The state Fire Marshal and Detective Rob Giddens investigated and determined the vehicle’s ownership. An interview with the vehicle owner was conducted and other evidence was collected at the burning vehicle scene.

The case was turned over to the Criminal Investigations Division and the investigations continue.


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  • by WillKIllya Willy on Jan 19, 2011 at 06:08 AM
    Well, "Good Ole Boy", it seems the "David haters" have more brains than you do and see no connection between this arson and a drunken sheriff running into a vehicle parked in a driveway and then driving away ... there - happy now???
  • by Good Ole Boy Location: Wakulla on Jan 18, 2011 at 01:47 PM
    Well I'm impressed, no David haters have placed negative comments here in regards to the truck burning over the weekend. I'm suprised the haters haven't wanted to blame David Harvey for this. Seem's he's been the scape-goat lately.
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