Weds. 9:40 pm: Indicted arson suspect lands more charges
WARREN – A teen accused of orchestrating the blaze that destroyed the “Dragon Wagon” is expected to be arraigned Thursday on arson charges in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court and was charged Wednesday in Niles Municipal Court on felony charges connected to a June incident at a landscaping company.
A 2:30 a.m. Aug. 19 fire destroyed the Niles Dragon Wagon in the Niles McKinley High School Bo Rein Stadium where the Niles Football Mothers sell Red Dragon merchandise to raise money for students.
A Trumbull County grand jury indicted Mohn Tuesday on two fourth-degree felony charges of arson and two fifth-degree felony charges of breaking and entering. He is scheduled to appear before Judge Ronald J. Rice Thursday and is being held in lieu of a $25,000 bond in the Trumbull County Jail, where he has been since his arrest Aug. 26, according to jail and court records.
Mohn did not enter a plea Wednesday in Niles Municipal Court, where Weathersfield police charged him with fifth-degree felony vandalism and breaking and entering.
Read more in Thursday’s Tribune Chronicle.