Police: Man set fire near gas meter at former Milford restaurant
MILFORD - A 63-year-old Milford man is accused of setting a fire outside the former Tilted Kilt Restaurant on Old Gate Lane on Tuesday.
Thomas Macksey was charged with reckless burning and third-degree criminal mischief.
Macksey is accused of placing a cardboard box on the gas meter of the building and lighting it on fire.
Police went to the building the report of a fire around 5:30 p.m.
The fire caused minor exterior damage to the building.
The restaurant has been closed for about three years.
Macksey, who lives on Old Gate Lane, was held on a $3,000 bond.
Police also determined there was also a warrant for his arrest for failure to appear in court on a breach of peace arrest last September.