Man Charged with Setting Fire to His House

   A Clinton man was charged yesterday with setting fire to his home this past weekend and in early 2011. The charges were filed following his arrest by the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office Sunday. 71-year-old Vincent Proietto of 858 Barrell Stave Road, Clintonis now charged with Two Counts of Third Degree Arson and One Count of Arson to Personal Property. From February 8th, 2011 he is charged with Arson, Burning of Personal Property to Defraud Insurer and with Arson 3rd Degree. Lt. Jawarski Shelton states that Mr. Proietto set fire, or caused fire to be set, to the home he owns at 858 Barrell Stave Road on that date in early 2011. In a third warrant, Vincent Proietto is charged with Arson 3rd Degree for allegedly setting fire to his home this past Saturday, November 25th at 858 Barrell Stave Road. Bonds were set yesterday totaling $75,000 on the three charges. Proietto remained in the Johnson Detention Center this morning.