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Authorities in Berkeley County have arrested the man, who they say, is responsible for multiple fires in the Goose Creek/Ladson area.
Patrick Joseph Coxe was taken into custody on Monday and charged with three counts of 3rd degree arson, 2nd degree burglary, and malicious damage to property. At a bond hearing Tuesday evening, bond was set at $30,000.00 on each of the arson charges, $20,000.00 on the burglary charge and $2,105 on the malicious injury to property charge totaling $112,105.00. He is also being held on a drug possession charge by the Goose Creek Police Department. Bond was set on that charge at $620.00
Officials say multiple fires were set in the College Park area including at Stratford High School and College Park Elementary School on Sunday, August 17
Coxe is currently being held at the Hill-Finklea Detention Center
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