Fredonia Man Charged With Torching Water Pump House At Brocton Trailer Park

BROCTON-A 19 year-old Fredonia man was charged with setting a fire at the New Horizons Trailer Park.  

Authorities say Victor Martinez, 19, torched a water pump house at the trailer park back on Oct. 7.

The Chautauqua County Fire Investigation Team along with the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office Investigation Division conducted the investigation which led to the arrest. Police charged Martinez with 4th-degree arson.

He was arraigned in front of the Town of Portland justice on Wednesday and was remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of 20,000 dollars cash bail or 40,000 dollar property bond.