His pacemaker led to arson charges. Then he failed to show up for court, so police are looking for him.
A bench warrant was issued Tuesday morning for a Middletown man awaiting trial for allegedly setting fire to his pricey house in 2016. Ross Compton, 60, was indicted in January for aggravated arson and insurance fraud for allegedly starting a fire in September 2016 at his Court Donegal house. The blaze caused nearly $400,000 in damages. Compton has been free on his own recognizance since his indictment, but he failed for show up for a pre-trial hearing in Butler County Common Pleas Court (...)