Oneida Nation Fire Ruled Arson
Verona, NY – A joint investigation is underway by the Oneida Indian Nation and the County Sheriff’s Department after a structure fire on Nation land has been ruled an arson.
No one was injured in the fire that was started at a vacant house on Patrick Road at 2:20am on Tuesday.
Security cameras at a local Sav-On store and at the Turning Stone Casino have captured images thought to be those of the suspect.
Authorities are asking anyone with information call the Onedia Indian Nation Police at (315) 829.8100 or the Oneida County Sheriff at (315) 736.0141. All calls will be treated confidentially.
02/17/2012 UPDATE: The man appearing in the photo that originally appeared with this story is no longer a suspect in the fire. Please see the updated story posted on 02/16/2012. Thank you.