Arrest made in Fir Lawn church fire
May 3, 2023
A 36-year-old man was arrested last week in connection with the Feb. 25 arson fire that destroyed a portion of Fir Lawn Lutheran Church.
According to a statement posted Wednesday, April 26, to Facebook, Sweet Home police arrested Andrew Jacob Cartwright, 36, on Tuesday, April 25, exactly two months after the fire.
Cartwright has been charged with multiple felonies in connection with the fire, which destroyed much of the Fir Lawn Lutheran Church building at 109 W. Holley Road, including arson, burglary and criminal mischief.
Police said the investigation of the crime progressed with the h...