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Two Arrested for West Pittston Arsons

WEST PITTSTON — Two men have been arrested for starting fires at two homes in Luzerne County last month.

Police arrested Jason Lakey around 7 a.m. Saturday. He’s accused of setting fires at two homes on Foundry Street in West Pittston on July 5 and 6.

Wayne Tilley was picked up by police Friday. He’s accused of helping Lakey start those fires.

A witness reported seeing two men with a red gas can and then flames and smoke. An investigation showed multiple fires were set in the building.

Both men are locked up in the Luzerne County jail.

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