Coralville man charged after lighting envelope on fire

BY DI STAFF | SEPTEMBER 30, 2013 5:00 AM

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A Coralville man has been accused of lighting an envelope on fire.

Phillip Crow, 66, was charged Sept. 28 with reckless use of fire/explosives.

According to a Coralville police complaint, officers were dispatched to the Iowa Lodge, 320 Second St., after receiving complaints about a subject lighting an envelope on fire.

When officers arrived, they found a partially burned envelope outside Crow’s door.

Witnesses stated they saw him throw the envelope onto the walkway. A witness stomped on the burning envelope to put out the flames.

Reckless use of fire/explosives is a serious misdemeanor.

— by Megan Sanchez

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