Rosendale Man Charged With Attempted Arson
A Rosendale man poured flammable liquid in a home with the intent of setting it on fire during a domestic dispute, the Ulster County Sheriff's Office said in a press release.
John J. Arceri, 22, was charged with felony attempted arson and misdemeanor criminal mischief Wednesday afternoon. Detectives from the Ulster County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call at a Rosendale residence at 4:32PM. During the course of a domestic dispute, Arceri poured the flammable product inside the residence and threw a pot of the flammable product through a television inside the home, authorities said. An ignition source was found close to the combustible liquid.
Arceri was arraigned in the Town of Rosendale Court before Justice Hornbeck and remanded to the Ulster County Jail on $10,000 bail or $20,000 bond. His next court appearance is Monday, June 27.
Detectives were assisted at the scene by members of the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division, the Rosendale Police Department, and the Ulster County Arson Task Force.