From the Office of the State Fire Marshal:
A joint investigation by the Office of the State Fire Marshal and the Harford County Sheriff’s Office has been concluded by arrest. Investigators have charged Timothy Scott Rogers (19) of Edgewood with arson related charges after determining he was responsible for attempting to burn the front porch of a home after a dispute over a domestic issue.
The incident occurred at approximately 10:54 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 600 Buoy Court in Edgewood. Investigators were contacted after a neighbor observed Rogers pour suspected gasoline on the porch of the structure. The alert neighbor yelled at Rogers, who then fled the scene. Upon arrival of Harford County Sheriff’s Office, deputies searched the area and after a short foot chase, apprehended Rogers.
Rogers was charged with Attempted 1st Degree Arson, Failing to Obey a Reasonable/Lawful Order, Resist/Interfere with Arrest and Reckless Endangerment. He was transported to the Harford County Detention Center where he remains on $100,000.00 bond. No injuries were reported during the incident.