FARMINGTON — A Wilton woman accused of setting a fire that destroyed her boyfriend’s house Aug. 6, 2018, pleaded guilty Thursday in Franklin County Superior Court.

Angie Clark (Franklin County Detention Center)

Angie E. Clark, 39, had a felony charge of arson dismissed. She pleaded guilty to a lesser felony of aggravated criminal mischief and a misdemeanor of reckless conduct. She also pleaded guilty to a separate misdemeanor charge of violating condition of release, according to court documents.

A conviction for criminal mischief is punishable by up to five years in prison; reckless up to 364 days in jail; and violation of condition up to six months.

Clark is scheduled to be sentenced on March 7.

Clark and her boyfriend at the time, Robert Nadeau, 47, of Farmington had an argument Aug. 6, 2018, and he left the house to spend the night at a friend’s house,  according to state fire investigator Jeremy Damren’s affidavit filed in August with the court.
Damren interviewed Clark on Aug. 7, and Clark told him she started the fire and gave him a lighter that was used to start it. He took Clark to a Farmington hospital for an evaluation, according to the affidavit. She was arrested after her release 10 days later.
Nadeau told Damren during an interview that he owned the house with his mother, Pamela Love. Farmington tax records listed Love as the owner the property, which was valued at $34,000 for the land and building.

 

 

 

 

 

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