A Glendale man was arrested Sunday afternoon after allegedly setting fire to a family member’s property.
Ryan Newton, 29, is facing multiple charges, including first-degree wanton endangerment and first-degree criminal mischief.
According to a citation from Kentucky State Police, Newton was observed taking items out his family member’s garage and throwing them into a fire he had made in their yard. Some items allegedly included a diamond plate tool box, a wooden ladder and the garage door.
Newton also allegedly threw gasoline on his family member’s vehicle while they were standing next to the driver’s door.
According to the citation, Newton was violating an emergency protective order by being on the family member’s property. Newton allegedly resisted when being placed into custody.
In addition to being charged with wanton endangerment and criminal mischief, Newton also is being charged with second-degree criminal trespassing, violation of a Kentucky EPO/DVO, resisting arrest and possession of marijuana.
First-degree wanton endangerment and first-degree criminal mischief are Class D felonies, punishable by one to five years in prison each, if convicted.
Newton is being held in lieu of a $5,000 cash bond in the Hardin County Detention Center. He is scheduled to appear July 24 in Hardin District Court.