Burning Park Bench Considered Arson

Published 03/29 2012 01:26PM

Updated 03/29 2012 01:28PM

CHAMPAIGN -- A man faces charges of arson after allegedly setting a park bench on fire. Police say 28-year old Timothy Burnett was seen lighting the bench on fire and kicking a recycling bin into the flames.
    It happened Wednesday night about 11:30 pm near the post office in the 300-block of East Green St. The fire was about 25-yards away from the building. Crews put it out. No one was hurt.

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