WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Authorities have captured a man who they say set fire to his former boyfriend’s home earlier this year.
Camden County prosecutors say 27-year-old Atlantic City resident Vincent Manago Jr. faces aggravated arson and burglary charges stemming from the March 10 fire in Winslow Township. No one was home at the time and no injuries were reported.
Authorities say the fire occurred shortly after Manago and an 18-year-old man who lived at the home ended their relationship. They also say Manago had threatened to burn the house down.
Authorities contacted Manago in July to tell him he was being charged but he declined to meet with them. He eventually was arrested Thursday in Atlantic City by federal marshals.
Manago remained jailed Sunday. It wasn’t known if he’s retained an attorney.