State police arrest fire chief, firefighters an arson charges

CROFTON, KY – Kentucky State Police have charged four volunteer firefighters in a Christian County town with arson, including the fire chief.

KSP says the building fire the charges stem from happened on Aug. 20 in Crofton. The building was empty at the time of the fire. Investigators say that fire was intentionally set.

On Friday, Sept. 1, KSP arrested and charged Crofton Fire Department Chief Jeremy Marlar and three other firefighters with arson.

Marlar, who is 27, is charged with second degree arson and first degree official misconduct.

23-year-old Glen R. Mcgee is charged with second degree arson, third degree burglary, and first degree official misconduct.

18-year-0ld Dakota S. Oglesby is charged with second degree arson and third degree burglary.

18-year-old Dylan M. Hodge is charged with second degree arson.

All four men were jailed in the Christian County Detention Center.

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