A police officer from Edison, New Jersey was arrested on five counts of attempted murder and one count of aggravated arson, according to NJ.com, after he allegedly firebombed another cop’s house.
Michael A. Dotro was arrested after a massive search. He has been suspended from the force with pay. Bail was set at $5 million.
Monday morning, Edison Police Department Capt. Mark Anderko’s house was set on fire while Anderko was at home with his wife, two young children, and 92-year-old mother inside. The house was damaged, but nobody was injured.
Police believe the suspect used either a Molotov cocktail or detonated a gas can outside the home to set the fire.
The allegations shocked Dotro’s lawer. “I find it utterly incomprehensible to believe that Mike, who I’ve known in his capacity as PBA representative, could ever be involved in anything like this,” Lawrence Bitterman told NJ.com.
“I’ve spoken to him, and he adamantly denies any involvement and expresses his condolences to the AnderkoRead More »from Cop arrested after allegedly firebombing police captian’s house