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Gas can located near scene of suspicious vehicle fire

Jan. 09, 2013 @ 12:22 AM

The following information was provided by reports filed with the Cabell County Sheriff's Office:

ARSON: A 33-year-old man reported he was working on a vehicle at his residence in Lesage in the 5000 block of Ohio River Road. He said the vehicle would not start, and he had removed the battery from the vehicle. The report did not provide a time frame for when the man began repairing the vehicle.

Just after 2 a.m. on Jan. 3, the man said he heard a loud explosion and saw the car engulfed in flames. Authorities with the Ohio River Road Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene, and they located a gas can and hose, which did not belong to the complaint, at the scene.

The owner of the vehicle was informed of the incident, which remains under investigation.

BURGLARY, BREAKING AND ENTERING: A 61-year-old man reported someone removed $3,000 in ammunition and a gun worth $450 from his home in the 300 block of Westwood Drive sometime between last September and Jan. 7.

The following information was provided by reports filed with the Huntington Police Department:

BURGLARY: A 47-year-old woman reported someone forced entry into her home in the 300 block of 8th Avenue in Guyandotte at 6:20 p.m. Monday, pointed a gun at her and demanded money. The woman said the person found $500 in cash and fled the residence. The incident remains under investigation.

WANTON ENDANGERMENT: Officers responded to the 1800 block of McVeigh Avenue the night of Jan. 3 for a report of shots fired in the area. Upon arrival, officers spoke with several witnesses, who provided officers with a suspect description.

BURGLARY: A 51-year-old woman reported she was asleep in her home in the 100 block of Morris Street about 9:25 p.m. Monday when someone forced entry into her residence and took $1,700 in electronics and firearms.

The following information was provided by booking records at the Western Regional Jail in Barboursville:

Angela Dawn Spencer, 36, was incarcerated at 2:10 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities in Putnam County charged her with a felony capias. Bond was denied.

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