Arson guilty plea

On 10/27/2022 Robert Connor CASTRO of New Freedom, PA plead guilty to five counts of Aggravated Arson – Person Present inside Property a first-degree felony and five counts of Reckless Burning or Exploding a third-degree felony.  CASTRO’s negotiated guilty plea was related to arson fires of six vehicles and a house in New Freedom Borough which occurred between January 2020 and May of 2021.  CASTRO was sentenced to 4.5 to 9 years in prison and ordered to pay restitution and court costs.