Mooresville man accused of trying to light inside of ex-girlfriend’s house on fire


Pictured above: Damien Burney – Picture courtesy of the Mooresville Police Department


MOORESVILLE, N.C. – On September 15, Mooresville Police responded to the 600 block of Brookwood Street for a domestic related call for service. Officers spoke with a female victim who stated her ex-boyfriend broke into her residence and attempted to assault her. The victim retreated to a locked area of the house and the suspect subsequently attempted to set the interior of the residence on fire.

Damien Burney, 35, of Mooresville, was taken into custody and charged with Attempted Arson, Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Breaking & Entering of a Residence, Damage to Property and Trespassing. Burney was taken to the Iredell County Jail with initial magistrate order of No Bond.

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