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Police: Two people face charges after starting house fire to gain insurance money

Updated: 01/08/2014 1:08 PM
Created: 01/08/2014 12:34 PM WHEC.com

Two Canandaigua residents are facing charges after police say they set fire to an Ontario County house last month in an effort to collect on the insurance money.

Twenty-nine-year-old Shallamar Hayward-Crawford and 33-year-old Samuel Crawford are charged with arson after police say they started a fire that destroyed their Saltonstall Street home back in December. Two other homes were damaged during the blaze. A firefighter was also treated for smoke inhalation.

Twenty-one year old William Bradley Jr. also faces arson charges. All three are currently being held at the Ontario County Jail.    

                                                                                                



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