Man Charged for Mocanaqua Arson

MOCANAQUA — State police arrested and charged a man for an arson in Luzerne County.

Shawn Wilcox, 36, of Mocanaqua was arraigned on arson charges in Wilkes-Barre Tuesday evening. The charges are related to an arson on November 12 in Mocanaqua.

Wilcox was unable to post bail and is currently locked up in Luzerne County jail.

State police have been investigating a number of arsons over the past month at vacant homes that were damaged in the flood in September, 2011.