Piedmont Couple Arrested in Connection with Hokes Bluff Arson Case

A Piedmont couple has been arrested in connection with a fire occurring at Pledger’s Mini-Storage in Hokes Bluff.

Michael William Vice, age 28 and his wife, 26 year old Courtney Danielle Vice – both stand charged with one count of third degree burglary, a felony; one count of third degree arson and one count of fourth degree theft of property, both misdemeanors.

According to information in a news release from the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office – video retrieved from nearby stores along with witness statements, placed both individuals at the storage buildings shortly before the fire began. 

Their storage unit had been advertised as a unit to be sold at auction.

Both parties were booked into the Etowah County Detention Center with bond being set at $4,500 each; both have since bonded out.

Michael Vice is also a convicted sex offender according to that news release.

Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin wishes to extend his sincere appreciation to Glencoe Police Department Investigator Kenon McKenzie and the Arson Task Force members Jason Talton and Richard Johnson for their assistance with the investigation.

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