Porter Man Sentenced To Prison For Arson, Animal Cruelty


Thursday, October 26th 2017, 3:17 am
By: News On 6


A 2014 arson that lead to a disturbing animal abuse discovery lands a Porter man a 20 year prison sentence. 

Charles Smith, 43 was convicted of first-degree arson and three counts of animal cruelty. 

8/22/2014 Related Story: Two Arrested In Connection With Porter Arson

Court records show Smith intentionally set fire to a Porter home. 

Investigators then found a horse and two dogs shot to death.