A Mooresville man was arrested and charged with first-degree arson and other offenses this week in the burning of a home, boat and N.C. flag along his and another road.
Franklin Deepree Donaldson, 51, of Neill Farm Road also was charged with one count each of burning a boat, burning personal property, larceny and damage to personal property.
At one home, Iredell County sheriffs investigators said Thursday, a man removed an N.C. flag from the front porch, placed it in a trash can and set the flag and trash can on fire.
A home and boat also were burned on Graycliff Drive, near Perth Road at Lake Norman, investigators said.
Donaldson was taken to the Iredell County Detention Center under a $75,000 secured bond pending a court appearance.
The Sheriffs Office said its also investigating the burning of a Graycliff community sign and Christmas decorations on the sign.
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