Shamokin accused arsonist faces more charges


SHAMOKIN – The man accused of setting an arson fire in Shamokin is now facing more charges. 21-year-old James Neidlinger was charged last month with setting one fire, now police say he has admitted setting more. Officers tell us more than a dozen new charges are filed, stemming from two other fires in Shamokin. The new charges include burglary, and police say the arsons followed successful burglaries at the three buildings.