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Teen Arson Charges

HARRISBURG, Ark. (AP) _ A teenager is charged with eight counts
of attempted capital murder for three alleged arson fires that were
set in September.

Sixteen-year-old Joseph Allen Lawrence of Marked Tree is charged
as an adult and his trial has been set for March 13th in Poinsett
County.

Marked Tree police say the fires were set September second and
that two occupied homes sustained damage. Police say Lawrence
admitted setting the fires.

Lawrence has been held in lieu of 50-thousand-dollars bond at a
juvenile unit since November 23rd, when a bond hearing was
conducted.

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