Cops: Man Burned Down His House, 2 Others
67-year-old James Slagter of Grand Valley also allegedly broke into a fourth house and poured gasoline inside, but didn’t set it on fire.
Police say two of the houses that burned were total losses. Damage is estimated at $400,000.
Slagter is jailed on $100,000 on arson, burglary, criminal trespass and criminal mischief charges, all felonies.