Warner Charged with 2nd Degree Arson
Creston, N.C. – Sheriff B. Phil Howell announces the arrest of 18-year-old
Samuel David Warner of Creston for second-degree arson. On Thursday,
September 7th, 2023, Ashe 911 Dispatch received a call regarding an
intoxicated male threatening to burn a mobile home down.
Sgt Cox and Deputy Call located and questioned the subject about the
threat. Deputies detained Warner and drove to the scene of the fire.
Deputies entered the home and ensured no one was in the residence prior
to the arrival of the Creston Fire Department.
Warner was booked under a $125,000 secured bond
and later released from the Ashe County Detention
Samuel David Warner, 18-year-old of Creston, NC,
was charged with the following:
Felony Second-Degree Arson
Driving While Impaired
Driving After Consuming < 21