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UPDATE: Arson charges expected against Green Bay man

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James Parrish
Firefighters respond to a fire at Dollar Land Inc., the former Beach Road Liquor, in Green Bay March 5, 2013. (courtesy of FOX 11).
James Parrish

GREEN BAY, WI (WTAQ) -  A man from Green Bay is due in Brown County court for an initial appearance on an arson charge.

Green Bay police are requesting the charge after 53-year-old James S. Parrish was arrested on a charge of arson with intent to defrau.d

Shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday, Green Bay Police and Fire responded to Dollar Land Inc. located at 1020 North Irwin Avenue. Dollar Land is the former Beach Road Liquor Store.

Callers say a man, later identified by police as Parrish, walked into the store and poured a liquid onto the cash register and set it on fire.

Witnesses pointed Parrish out, walking away as authorities arrived. He was arrested and was uncooperative with investigators.

The incident is currently under investigation by the Green Bay Police and Fire Departments.

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