Man accused of setting Bangor storage on hearth claims he was being chased

The Brewer man accused of setting a Bangor storage on hearth in August mentioned it was began by two males who had been making an attempt to kill him, based on court docket information.

John Toolin, 66, was indicted on two Class A counts of arson and Class C aggravated felony mischief after he allegedly set a storage hearth Aug. 15 at a house on Pearl Avenue close to Mount Hope Avenue.

The home-owner heard banging round 5:30 a.m. however thought it was a neighbor earlier than she appeared exterior and noticed smoke coming from her storage, the investigation report mentioned.