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4 individuals have been arrested and charged with two counts of arson after weekend fires in in Woolwich and Dresden.

Charged were one juvenile and 18-year-old Savannah Breton of Woolwich, 19-year-old Patrick Kane of Topsham, and 36-year-old Robert Mathews of Lisbon.

From the Maine State Police:

On Sunday, April 14, 2024, at approximately 1:22 am, the Woolwich Fire Department responded to a fire at a vacant building located at 506 Old Stage Road in Woolwich. Approximately 15 minutes later, a fire was reported to the Dresden Fire Department. That fire involved a vacant mobile home located at 1248 Middle Road in Dresden. A team of Investigators from the Fire Marshal’s Office responded and worked throughout the morning and most of the day on the investigations. At approximately 8:00 am on Sunday, April 14, 2024, the Dresden Fire Department responded to another fire at 1161 Middle Road. This fire also involved a vacant mobile home, which was under renovation. This fire was also investigated by the Fire Marshal’s Office. As a result of the investigations, 4 individuals were charged with two counts of Arson. 18-year-old Savannah Breton of Woolwich, 19-year-old Patrick Kane of Topsham, and 36-year-old Robert Mathews of Lisbon were arrested and charged with two counts of Arson. They were transported to Two Bridges Jail in Wiscasset. Bail for Breton and Kane was set at $20,000 cash. Matthews is being held on no bail set as Matthews was out on three sets of unrelated bail.

A juvenile from Lisbon was also charged with two counts of arson and conditionally released to a guardian. The investigation continues and more charges may be forthcoming.

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