State prison for a Lewisburg man charged with arson

SUNBURY — A former firefighter from the Potts Grove Fire Department has been sentenced to 4 to 9 years in prison for setting fire to a barn and a truck near Milton. 35-year-old Charles Jacobs, formerly of Lewisburg, admitted in November to setting the fires.


He is also serving time in prison for fires he set in Montour County. He was sentenced to 81 months to 18 years in prison for setting fires at two homes, a barn and a field in Montour County. A co-defendent,19-year-old Zane Snyder of the Milton area, was also sentenced to 58 months to 17 years in Montour County. (Ali Stevens)




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