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A Gouldsboro man has been charged with arson - Jul. 18, 2019

SULLIVAN -  A Gouldsboro man has been charged with arson after a stolen SUV was found burned in Franklin earlier this month.  26 year old Christopher Whynott was arrested last night.  Fire Marshals and the Hancock Sheriff’s Office investigated the incident, which took place on July 7. The 2006 Dodge Durango was stolen from a home on the Bert Gray Road in Sullivan and was later found off the Alder Brook Road in Franklin , destroyed by fire.  Whynott is charged with arson, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and three counts of violating conditions of release from a prior arrest.  He was taken to the Hancock County Jail. 


McCausland, Stephen