South Windsor Police Arrest Suspect in August Arson Case

South Windsor police arrested a Manchester man on arson and burglary charges Wednesday.

Police said 53-year-old Pierce Holcomb is suspected of setting a camper parked on Foster Road on fire in August. The victim was an acquaintance of Holcomb, according to police.

Holcomb was charged with third-degree arson, first-degree criminal mischief, third-degree burglary and first-degree criminal trespass. He was released on a $75,000 bond and is due in court on Oct. 12.

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