Man faces charges in connection with vehicle fire

Vehicle fire arrest

NICHOLVILLE, N.Y. (WWNY) - A Wayne County man is accused of recklessly endangering others in connection with a pickup truck fire in St. Lawrence County Tuesday.

Sheriff’s deputies say 38-year-old Javin Watson of Wolcott, N.Y. was arrested in connection with the fire on Water Street in Nicholville in the town of Lawrence.

Deputies extinguished the fire when they arrived shortly before 5 p.m.

Nicholville and North Lawrence fire departments assisted when they arrived later.

Watson was charged with second-degree criminal mischief, reckless endangerment, and resisting arrest.

He was arraigned virtually by Piercefield town court and was released on his own recognizance. Orders of protection were issued.

Watson is scheduled to appear in Lawrence town court at a later date.

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