A Braxton County man has been arrested after allegedly trying to burn down a house.

William Brown, Jr. , 33, is facing multiple charges after allegedly putting a propane tank on the porch of a home on Grass Run Road and trying to burn a pile of wood.

The criminal complaint also says he allegedly had a rifle, kicked in the door, and cut the house's phone line.

Brown has been charged with Arson 4th degree, domestic assault, domestic battery, brandishing a deadly weapon, destruction of property, and obstructing.

He is in Central Regional Jail.

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