Map Interactive local COVID-19 tracker
Contact Us
Mount Pleasant Daily Voice serves Mount Pleasant & Valhalla
Return to your home site

Menu

Mount Pleasant Daily Voice serves Mount Pleasant & Valhalla

Nearby Towns

News

Man Sentenced For Setting House On Fire In Westchester

Michael Johnson
Michael Johnson Photo Credit: Port Chester Police Department

A 46-year-old man will spend time behind bars after being sentenced for setting fire to a Westchester home earlier this year.

White Plains resident Michael Johnson, who had been accused of starting a fire that destroyed a vacant two-family Smith Street home in Port Chester in January, was sentenced this week to one year in jail for arson.

Johnson pleaded guilty to arson in July.

The fire took crews several hours to knock down the flames on Tuesday, Jan. 29, which was complicated when a first-floor roof collapsed, though there were no injuries reported. The property is now owned by Nen’s Bakery, which is across the street.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Mount Pleasant Daily Voice!

Serves Mount Pleasant & Valhalla

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.