ELKHART — A Nappanee man has been arrested in connection with a series of barn fires in Elkhart County.

Joseph D. Hershberger, 41, was taken into custody on the preliminary charge of arson, a Level 4 felony, the Elkhart County Sheriff's Office said. A request for formal charges has been submitted to the prosecutor's office.

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Revolution 1776

Good work , throw away the key

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