ARSON PLEA IN DEFIANCE

A Defi­ance man charged with set­ting a num­ber of fires in Defi­ance has entered pleas in Defi­ance County Com­mon Pleas Court.

42 year old Rod­ney Zim­mer­man of Hol­gate Ave., pleaded guilty to two counts of aggra­vated arson, each a second-degree felony; and two counts of arson, each a fourth-degree felony.

A pre-sentence inves­ti­ga­tion was ordered and his sen­tenc­ing was sched­uled for 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 12.

Zim­mer­man faces a max­i­mum prison term of 19 years.

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