Vermont man faces 3 felonies

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Garrett Given Sr.

A Richford, Vermont, man wanted on arson and insurance fraud charges in connection with an incident in Whitehall was returned to Washington County after he was arrested in Vermont on a fugitive from justice charge.

Garrett T. Given Sr., 43, had been sought on a warrant from Washington County Court on charges of third-degree arson, second-degree criminal mischief and third-degree insurance fraud, all felonies. He was taken into custody by Whitehall Village Police on Aug. 30.

The charges stemmed from a March 10 vehicle fire on South Williams Street in Whitehall.

Given, who was arrested by Vermont State Police on Aug. 24, waived extradition.

Given was arraigned in Washington County Court and released on his own recognizance.