Mechanicsville Man Charged with Insurance Fraud for Arson to his Vehicle - Southern Maryland Headline News

Mechanicsville Man Charged with Insurance Fraud for Arson to his Vehicle


ST. MARY’S COUNTY, Md. (February 15, 2012) – An extensive investigation by the Office of the State Fire Marshal has resulted in charges being brought against Stacey Lorenzo Curtis, 37, of Mechanicsville, for committing Arson 2nd Degree and Insurance Fraud.

The incident originally occurred on June 30, 2011 on Bay Forest Road in St. James, St. Mary’s County. During the on-scene investigation, investigators determined the 2005 BMW 745LI had been set on fire. During the ensuing investigation it was discovered Curtis intentionally burned his vehicle. Damages to the vehicle were estimated at $25,000.

Curtis was arrested at his place of employment without incident Tuesday and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where he is being held without bond. If convicted of the charges, Curtis faces penalties of up to 40 years imprisonment and/or $50,000 in fines.

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