Man Sets House On Fire, Wants To 'Return To Prison' (VIDEO)

By WISE Web News

June 12, 2013 Updated Jun 12, 2013 at 4:25 PM EST

WARSAW, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) - Officials with the Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department reported Tuesday afternoon to the scene of a house fire located at 6321 West County Road 100 N.

According to officials, the Atwood volunteer firemen witnessed a physical altercation upon arrival. Officers located James Franklin Osborne, Jr., who immediately admitted to setting the residence on fire and wanting to "return to prison."

Osborne, who resides at the residence, had become angry with his family members and proceeded to ignite the residence on fire after they left. Officials say several individuals called 9-1-1 regarding the house fire as well as the ensuing physical fight involving Osborne and a neighboring family member.

Osborne was last arrested in June of 2011 for resisting/fleeing law enforcement, possession of a controlled substance, public intoxication and probation violation. He was subsequently sentenced to the Indiana Department of Corrections in June of 2011 and released in August of 2012.

Osborne was preliminarily arrested on a felony charge of arson. He is currently being held on a $10,000 bond in the Kosciusko County Jail.
According to officials, the Atwood volunteer firemen witnessed a physical altercation upon arrival. Officers located James Franklin Osborne, Jr., who immediately admitted to setting the residence on fire and wanting to "return to prison."

Osborne, who resides at the residence, had become angry with his family members and proceeded to ignite the residence on fire after they left. Officials say several individuals called 9-1-1 regarding the house fire as well as the ensuing physical fight involving Osborne and a neighboring family member.

Osborne was last arrested in June of 2011 for resisting/fleeing law enforcement, possession of a controlled substance, public intoxication and probation violation. He was subsequently sentenced to the Indiana Department of Corrections in June of 2011 and released in August of 2012.

Osborne was preliminarily arrested on a felony charge of arson. He is currently being held on a $10,000 bond in the Kosciusko County Jail.




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