News Release: Arson Investigation Arrest

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UPDATE: Police arrested Joseph James Milton, 58 years old of Greensboro. Milton is charged with First Degree Arson, Seconded Degree Arson, two counts of Assault With a Deadly Weapon, and Injury to Personal Property. Milton is currently being held at the Guilford County Jail with a $150,000 bond.

Traffic Advisory and Investigation

GREENSBORO, NC (January 4, 2021) – Police and Fire are currently on scene in the 3300 block of Beck Street working a fire of an apartment building. The fire appears to be intentionally set, and a suspect is in custody. No injuries resulted, and traffic in the 3300 block of Beck Street is closed in the meantime.

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Ronald Glenn
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Greensboro Police Department
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