BREAKING - NCIS has made an arrest in connection w/ $400 million - May 23rd USS Miami fire. C story 4 details
PORTLAND, Maine (NNS) -- The Naval Criminal Investigative Service has made an arrest in connection with a $400 million dollar fire on board USS Miami May 23 and other incidents at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine. Casey James Fury, a 24-year-old civilian worker at the Shipyard, is charged with arson. He was taken into custody by NCIS July 20 and had a first appearance hearing before a federal magistrate in Portland, Maine July 23. Information gathered by NCIS indicates that Fury is responsible for the fire on board USS Miami. Additionally he is charged with setting a second minor fire in the Shipyard's Dry Dock #2 area June 16. The criminal complaint accuses Fury of two counts of Title 18, United States Code, Section 81 (Arson) "within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, willfully and maliciously set fire to and burned a v...