Belfast Man Charged with Arson

Updated 4 years ago

A Belfast man suspected of setting a car on fire was arrested in his home Monday.Thirty-six-year-old Asgard Tarik Gilbert was charged with arson in connection with a fire that destroyed a Mercedes on River Avenue last month.According to police, when they arrived on scene, Gilbert was there taking pictures of the fire with his cell phone.Police also say gilbert knew the owner of the car, but failed to notify them or the police about the fire.Officials say surveillance video from Belfast Variety shows Gilbert arriving at the store with some sort of can in his hand about an hour before the fire.


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