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PD: Man intentionally set fire at motel

Posted at 8:23 AM, Nov 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-08 10:23:11-05

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    NEWINGTON, Conn. (WFSB ) — Newington police have arrested a man accused of intentionally setting a fire inside a motel room earlier this year.

The fire happened on Feb. 13 at the Grantmoor Motor Lodge, located on the Berlin Turnpike.

Police said 27-year-old Guillermo Serrano, of Manchester, entered the motel room and set fire while guests occupied other rooms at the motel.

He was arrested on Nov. 6 and charged with first-degree burglary, first-degree arson, first-degree criminal mischief, and first-degree reckless endangerment.

Before he was arrested, he ran from officers but was later taken into custody.

He’s being held on a $1 million bond.

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