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FDL Man Sentenced To Prison For Arson

The
29-year-old Fond du Lac man who set a fire at the Hometown Harbor Apartments has
been sentenced to 20 years in prison and 10 years of extended supervision. Laney
Amons was in Fond du Lac County Court Friday for a sentencing hearing on an
arson charge. A burglary charge was read into the record and dismissed.
According to the criminal complaint he had a fight with his ex-girlfriend early
the morning of May 2nd of 2014. The two had been out drinking with friends and
Amons got upset with her when he saw her talking with another guy. He went over
to the apartment complex on North Seymour and set her apartment on fire. The
fire extensively damaged her apartment and there was smoke and water damage to
three other apartments in the 12-unit apartment building. Amons was also ordered
to pay nearly $298,000 in restitution.