Home / Local Sanford, NC News / Jailed man starts fire


SANFORD–Edward Donnell Tillery, 38 of E. Main Street was arrested for burning public property.  He’s being held on a $25,000 secured bail.  Tillery was in the Lee County Jail in a cell by himself when he set fire to his laundry bag.  The fire was extinguished by jail personnel and no one was injured during the incident.

More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.


Recent posts in Local Sanford, NC News