Gaston County Police Investigate Arson
At about 03:44 am on August 23rd, 2020 the Gaston County Police Department responded to a reported vehicle fire in the 900 block of Alexis Lucia Road near Stanley. The initial investigation revealed a vehicle had intentional been burned.
Through the investigative process, the Gaston County Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Unit determined Christian Alexander Foster, 19 years old, of the 1600 block of Saint James Church Road, Denver NC, was responsible for the fire.
Mr. Foster has been charged with one count of burning of personal property. He is currently in the Gaston County Jail under a $5,000 secured bond.
The Gaston County Police encourages anyone with information to contact Det. J. K. Shaw at 704-866-3320 or Crimestoppers at 704-861-8000.