Teenager Indicted for Arson in Northwest Georgia

A nineteen-year-old Summerville man was indicted by the Chattooga County grand jury in connection with an arson fire in Summerville earlier this year.

The fire occurred on March 25th at a vacant commercial use building on East Washington Street in Summerville at approximately 4:53 AM.  Georgia Insurance and Fire Commissioner John King said, “(The) investigation revealed that Mr. Gowan broke into the building and started a fire on the second story. The building received moderate damage as a result of the fire. Jimmy Maurice Gowan was subsequently taken into custody by the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office”.

Gowan was indicted by the Chattooga County Grand Jury for second-degree arson and second-degree burglary.

(WZQZ Chattooga County Radio)

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