Macon County Chronicle

Macon Man Charged with Arson; Setting House on Fire While Family Slept

Thirty-three-year-old Brian Allen Osborne, of Lafayette, was charged with aggravated arson on Sunday, April 10th, after setting a gas can on fire on the back porch of a residential home while the inhabitants, a family of three, slept inside.

According to the Macon County Sheriffs Department Deputy Kyle Petty’s report, Osborne was witnessed standing over the gas can while it was on fire.

A General Sessions Court date has been set for April 27th.