Arrest made in Cherokee Creek arson

On October 12, 2004 at approximately 7:30 PM, Deputies with the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office responded to a mobile home fire at 858 Potter Road, at the request of the Cherokee Creek Fire Department. 

Deputies found the home destroyed by the fire and evidence of arson.

The home was being occupied by Susan Ann Harvey of 858 Potter Road.

Deputies arrested Bruce Lynn McNeely, age 32, near the area of the fire and charged him with public intoxication. McNeely gave his address as 858 Potter Road also.

McNeely will be charged with Burglary 2nd Degree and Arson in connection with the fire.

No bond hearing has been set at report time.

Arson agents with SLED along with Detective David Oglesby continue the investigation.