Berkeley County, South Carolina, readers may have heard that a man living in Aiken has been accused of burning down a home after being involved in a domestic violence situation at the same address. According to the news, the man faces serious criminal charges after he was accused of threatening and assaulting his child's mother. He also faces charges of first-degree burglary, third degree arson and other violations related to a court protection order, according to the news from Dec. 2.
The 49-year-old man was jailed following the accusations, and he was allegedly found in a home in Clearwater. He did not put up a fight, according to their reports. The Sheriff claims that the charges against the man started when he allegedly started a fire on Gooseneck Road around 7:45 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 29. It was then that the New Holland Fire Department and other nearby fire agencies got a call from the woman about her alleged abuse in her home. She claimed that the man broke into her home, pulled her hair and threatened her before setting her home on fire.