Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced that a vehicle stolen in Meriwether County was found abandoned and had been intentionally set on fire. The car was discovered burned on White Oak Drive in Manchester around 8:15 a.m. on Monday, October 25th.
“The owner reported the vehicle stolen to the Manchester Police Department on Sunday, October 24th, around 8:42 p.m.,” said Commissioner King. “We are asking for the help of the community in bringing the perpetrator(s) to justice. Anyone with information about this Meriwether County fire is invited to call my Fire Investigators Unit at 1-800-282-5804.”
Commissioner King’s Fire Investigations Unit is assisting the Manchester Police Department and Manchester Fire Department with this investigation. In coordination with the State Fire Investigations Unit, a reward of up to $10,000 is offered by Georgia Arson Control for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for arson.