Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Poquoson Police Arrest Suspect in Arson Case

Poquoson Police Department arrested Miranda Cohn in connection with a series fires on Belles Cove Lane between March 12 and 22.

POQUOSON — Poquoson Police Department (PPD) have made an arrest in connection to a series of fires in March at the Poquoson Place Apartments complex.

According to a PPD Facebook post, on April 14, Miranda Cohn, 44, was arrested and charged with two counts of burn or destroy personal property.

Between March 12 and March 21 PPD and Poquoson Fire and Rescue responded to five calls to put out fires in that apartment complex. Four of the calls were regarding fires set in a dumpster. The call on March 19 was for a massive apartment fire that damaged two buildings and six units. No one was injured in any of the blazes.

This investigation remains on going. Anyone with information concerning this investigation in encouraged to contact the Poquoson Police Department at (757) 868-3501.

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