Oxford man pleads guilty to bar arson

OXFORD – William Allen Stoker, 44, of Oxford, pleaded guilty Monday to the arson of a Grenada County bar.
Senior District Judge Neal B. Biggers Jr. accepted his plea to the one-count indictment from a federal grand jury.
Stoker admitted he set fire to The Dam Bar.
He won’t be sentenced for several months while a pre-sentence report is prepared for Biggers.
Stoker faces up to 20 years in prison, a $250,000 fine. He may also be ordered to pay restitution to his victims.

NEMS Daily Journal

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