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Exeter Police arrest woman for Arson and Reckless Conduct

Exeter Police Chief Richard Kane, Exeter Fire Chief Brian Comeau, and New Hampshire State Fire Marshal J. William Degnan announce that an arrest has been made in connection with the fire that occurred on August 15, 2014 at a home on 9 Alder Street in the Town of Exeter.

As a result of the joint investigation, by State fire marshal investigators, Exeter Fire Investigators and detectives from Exeter Police, The Exeter Police Department arrested:

                                                Shari Brown, age 52

                                                No Known Address

on a warrant and charged her with one Felony count of Arson and a one Felony count of Reckless Conduct for intentionally setting the blaze. Both charges are Class B felonies.   Brown is the owner of the mobile home located at 9 Alder Street.

Brown was arraigned on September 5th at the 10th Circuit District division and bail was set at $5000.00 Cash bail.  She is currently being held at the Rockingham County Jail with a pending hearing on Monday September 8th. Bail conditions are that she is to have no contact with any of the witnesses in this case.  


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The Exeter Police Department wants to inform all residents of an active scam targeting the area.  Detectives are recently investigating phone scams utilizing Green Dot MoneyPak cards. 

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