Endicott Police arrest man for setting fire to car, stealing another

Published: Jan. 22, 2023 at 9:02 PM EST
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ENDICOTT (WBNG) -- The Endicott Police Department announced it made an arrest on Jan. 11 in an investigation into a burglary, larceny and arson.

The department said David M. Scanlin, 44, was charged with burglary in the third degree; a class D felony, grand larceny in the third degree; a class D felony and arson in the third degree; a class C felony.

Scanlin was taken into custody without incident on Chestnut Street around 12:45 p.m.

The department said the arrest was the result of an investigation into two separate incidents, both occurring on Jan. 11.

Scanlin is accused of setting fire to a vehicle parked J&K Auto Clinic at 400 N. Nanticoke Avenue around 3 a.m. Police said the fire was extinguished by the Endicott Fire Department.

The same day around 12:30 p.m. at Tanks Auto Sales on North Street, Scanlin is accused of stealing keys to a vehicle on the lot and then taking the vehicle. Officers found Scanlin driving the car on Chestnut Street.

Scanlin was remanded to the Broome County Jail without bail.