Arson in Winfield

The Winfield Police Department responded to a house fire on Saturday, November 18th, at 4:56pm. After investigation by the State Fire Marshall, Henry County Sheriff’s Office, and the Winfield Police Department, an arrest was made.

Matthew W. Hesseltine of Crawfordsville was arrested and charged with Arson, Theft, Trespass, and Criminal Mischief. Reports suggest that the house, located at 100 Block N Olive St, was empty as the owner passed away earlier this month.

Mt. Union Fire and Rescue, Olds Fire and Rescue, Winfield Fire and Rescue, and Winfield Fire Department also responded to help fight this fire.