Former employee arrested in connection with arson at trucking company
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - An arrest has been made following an arson at a trucking company that caused nearly $60,000 in damages, confirms the West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office.
Elwood “Lynn” Hebb, 45, of Elkins turned himself in June 3 upon request after an extensive 13-month investigation by the W. Va. State Fire Marshal’s Office and W.Va. State Police.
The fire happened on May 25, 2020 at the Anytime Trucking Company in Elkins.
Officials say Hebb had been an employee of the trucking company.
Hebb has been charged with one count of first-degree arson, three counts of third-degree arson, one count of burning insured property and one count of conspiracy.
He is being held on a $100,000 cash-only bond at the Tygart Valley Regional Jail.
WVSFMO investigators are requesting anyone with knowledge or information about this event to contact the West Virginia State Fire Incident Hotline at (800) 233-FIRE / (800) 233-3473.
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