Man set fire inside N.J. building after losing his job there: prosecutor

Man set fire inside N.J. building after losing his job there: prosecutor

@Topstories, New-Jersey

1/21/2022 3:49:00 AM

Man set fire inside N.J. building after losing his job there: prosecutor

The 25-year-old Toms River man faces charges of burglary and aggravated arson, according to authorities.

man set a fire in the basement of his former employer after he lost his job at the Lakewood business, authorities said.Jorge Euxaque-Ballesteros, 25, of Toms River, faces charges of aggravated arson and burglary after the fire around 2 a.m. Wednesday, according to Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer.

Police and firefighters responded to the Cross Street building based on a sprinkler system alarm, the prosecutor said. Crews extinguished a fire in the basement of the unidentified business.Investigators discovered the fire was caused by an “unknown person using an open flame to ignite cardboard and paper in the basement,” Billhimer said in a statement. “Subsequent investigation revealed that Euxaque-Ballesteros - a former employee of the business who was recently terminated - was responsible for setting the fire.”


Africa Matters: China in the Horn

We begin in Ethiopia, where China is offering a helping hand to mediate the crisis in the Horn of Africa. Former adviser to the Somali president, Hodan Abdi ... Read more >>

11 Versions Of Spider-Man Unite In Multiverse Fan ArtNoWayHome unites 3 versions of Spider-Man 👏 IntoTheSpiderverse features a team of 6 Spideys 🙌 This awesome piece of SpiderMan fan art pulls a Spinal Tap and turns things up to 11 😱😍 I need Peter 3!

Man Shot, Critically Wounded In HermosaA man was shot and critically injured Wednesday evening in the Hermosa neighborhood.

AG Seemed to Know He Killed a Man With His Car, Say AgentsNEW: South Dakota AG Jason Ravnsborg seemed to know he killed a man with his car, say agents Of course he knew. He doesn't care, he's on a mission from God, Mr. Joe Boever was just a speed bump.

Northern Utah man charged with neglecting horses, cattleA Rich County man has been charged with multiple counts of animal abuse after police said they found several of his livestock animals deceased or severely malnourished. I think maybe we’re the animals…. i love KSL mornings but i watch for 30 minutes in the morning and you are already repeating the same stories. have to change to a different channel to get more local news.

Man Shot, Wounded On Sidewalk In South ShoreA man was shot in the hand and torso Wednesday evening in South Shore.

Intubated Man Informed That His Free Covid Tests Have ArrivedThe Onion brings you all of the latest news, stories, photos, videos and more from America's finest news source. intubated man should have taken vaccine Wow. Edgy stuff. Let’s Go Darwin!