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Woman arrested in Daily Gazette arson

May 13, 2019 09:38 AM

A preliminary hearing is set on Wednesday for the woman arrested in connection with an arson at the Daily Gazette building three years ago. 

According to police, 29-year-old Ebony Polite is charged with second-degree burglary and criminal mischief in connection with the fire in May 2016. 

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Authorities say the fire was deliberately set at the entrance to the mailroom and in the press room where the paper is printed. 

Polite was featured on NewsChannel 13 two weeks ago with Youth Build Schenectady. 

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Muneib Chater

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