STODDARD – New Hampshire State Fire Marshal J. William Degnan and Division of Forest and Lands Director Brad Simpkins announce that David Plante, age 31 of Stoddard NH was arraigned today on one charge of Felony Level Arson. Plante is a member of the Stoddard Fire Department.
The arraignment was held at the Cheshire County Superior Court in Keene at 1:00 p.m. Bail was set at $100,000.00 cash or corporate surety and a plea of not guilty was entered. The investigation is ongoing and authorities anticipate additional charges will be forthcoming.
Marshal Degnan and Director Simpkins would like to express their sincere appreciation to all of the agencies who assisted in the investigation.
Any further inquiries can be directed to the NH State Fire Marshal’s Office – Bureau of Investigations, Investigator Matthew Wilmot at (603) 223-4289.