Montville Man Charged in Fire at Vacant Norwich Home

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    Norwich Police Department
    Alexander G. Drozynski, 20, of Montville, is accused of setting fire to a vacant Norwich home last December.

    Norwich police have arrested the person accused of setting fire to a vacant home last December.

    Alexander G. Drozynski, 20, of Old Colchester Road in Montville, is charged with third-degree arson, third-degree burglary, first-degree criminal mischief and providing a false statement to police.

    He’s accused of torching a vacant house at 346 Salem Turnpike in Norwich on Dec. 7, 2013.

    No one was injured and firefighters from the East Great Plain Fire Department, the Bozrah Fire Department and the Mohegan Tribal FAST Team responded to the scene.

    Drozynski has been in the custody of the state Department of Corrections and appeared in court today on unrelated burglary and larceny charges.

    He was held on an additional $200,000 bond and was arraigned today.