Arsonist arrested in Morven

Abby Cavenaugh

April 18, 2014

On the evening of April 9, firefighters and the N.C. Forest Service were dispatched to multiple woods fires in the Morven area.

N.C. Forest Service District 3 Ranger Jay Strider said that he investigated the fires, along with Anson County Fire Marshal Rodney Diggs, and with information provided by a firefighter with the Morven Fire Department, they were able to make an arrest.

Steven Dennis Dean was arrested by the Anson County Sheriff’s Office and charged with five counts of arson.