A Milo man faces an arson charge after he allegedly he threw his wife’s belongings on the front lawn, poured gas on them and set them on fire.

Jeffrey Stevens, 39, was arrested Monday.

The fire took place at the family home at 14 Spring St. in Milo, according to police.

Investigators say there was minor damage to the residence but clothing and personal items thrown in the pile were destroyed by the fire.

Stevens was taken to the Piscataquis County Jail and is awaiting a court appearance.

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