Fla. officer, ex-officer facing arson and fraud charges

 Monday, March 24, 2014

 Florida Today

Melbourne Police Sgt. Brian Wical and James Roy Hartman, a former Melbourne police officer, face charges of burning a boat and fraudulently collecting more than $45,000 in insurance money. Wical, 38, and Hartman, 40, turned themselves in Tuesday at the Brevard County Jail Complex, where they were booked and released.Wical faces charges of arson, false and fraudulent insurance claim, burning to defraud the insurer and filing a false report to a law enforcement authority.
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