Two men from San Juan County, N.M., are accused of committing arson and insurance fraud while allegedly setting up another man to take the fall.
County sheriff’s officials say 54-year-old Patrick Roller and 46-year-old Louis Lawrence allegedly worked together to set a pickup truck on fire and collect insurance money.
Roller is accused of felony counts of false insurance application and solicitation to commit arson and a misdemeanor count of making a false police report.
A criminal complaint shows Lawrence is accused of a felony counts arson, conspiracy to commit arson and tampering with evidence plus a misdemeanor count of illegal dumping.
It’s unclear if either man has a lawyer yet.
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