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Whatever Floats Your Boat

Jeremy Eaton, 39, faces up to 20 years in prison for arson. Late at night, Eaton walked to the harbor in Stoningham, Maine, and found a skiff that had a couple of gasoline canisters. He then stole a small boat and transported the gas into the harbor, where a lobster boat was anchored. “Eaton then emptied the cans of gasoline into the lobster boat and started a fire which destroyed the boat,” prosecutors say. “Eaton later admitted that he had burned the boat.” No motive was disclosed. (RC/Bangor Daily News) ...He was just feeling crabby that day.
Original Publication Date: 10 April 2016
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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