A Colchester man was arrested in connection with a fire in the Breezy Acres trailer park on July 14.

Police say they received a report of a man breaking household items and setting them on fire outside his residence, leading to the arrest of 49-year-old Gary P. Bevins, Jr.

Bevins was taken into custody and lodged on the suspicion of first-degree arson.

Members of the Colchester Center Volunteer Fire Company extinguished the blaze.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Colchester Police Department at 264-5555 or the arson tip line at 800-32-ARSON.