TribLIVE

| News

 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Uniontown man will serve prison term for arson

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.

'American Coyotes' Series

Traveling by Jeep, boat and foot, Tribune-Review investigative reporter Carl Prine and photojournalist Justin Merriman covered nearly 2,000 miles over two months along the border with Mexico to report on coyotes — the human traffickers who bring illegal immigrants into the United States. Most are Americans working for money and/or drugs. This series reports how their operations have a major impact on life for residents and the environment along the border — and beyond.

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, 6:33 p.m.
 

A Uniontown man was sentenced on Monday to five to 10 years in prison for arson and criminal mischief.

Senior Judge Gerald Solomon imposed the sentence on Walter Sparks, 59, who pleaded guilty in July to the charges.

Sparks was observed entering and exiting a house on West Askren Street just prior to it catching on fire in July 2013, according to police.

Police said Sparks set the fire in a pile of debris with tires on top.

Solomon ordered Sparks to make $14,741 in restitution.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Fayette

  1. Ceremony, parade mark start of 61st annual Fayette County Fair
  2. Connellsville Lions Club concert series continues through Sept. 6
  3. Fayette man gets house arrest in prescription painkiller scheme
  4. Additional charges filed in Connellsville vandalism case
  5. Musical ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’ to be performed in Connellsville
  6. Fair weather expected for opening of Fayette County Fair
  7. Woman accused of stabbing man at Fayette housing complex
  8. Connellsville’s Porter Theater to present ‘Seven Brides’
  9. Lower Tyrone man’s appeal on sewage permit denied, but supervisors sympathetic
  10. Connellsville Circles program fights poverty
  11. Mission group helps Connellsville-area residents