Wednesday, 27 July 2022 14:59

79-Year-Old Torches Cars Decades After Dealership Sold Him Bad Jeep, Officials Say

Written by Moira Ritter, Lexington Herald Leader

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A man is accused of setting fire to vehicles at two dealerships, Indiana officials said.

The 79-year-old is charged with four counts of arson after he was seen on video around 1 a.m. July 17 at the O’Daniel used car lot in Fort Wayne, according to an affidavit.


The man told the Fort Wayne Police Department he started the fires as revenge against the dealership, which he said sold him a Jeep with a bad motor and “refused to make it right” in 1986.


To read more, see the Lexington Herald Leader.