Stonington, ME, Man Pleads Guilty in 2014 Boat Fire Case

Fire damages 50-foot yacht at South Port Marine A generator being used to keep the boat warm may have been a factor, says a South Portland Fire Department official.

Bangor Daily News: A [Stonington, Maine] man has pleaded guilty in federal court to setting fire to another man’s lobster boat, according to a federal prosecutor.

Jeremy Eaton, 39, faces up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for setting the fire, which destroyed the fishing boat Heritage on the night of April 16, 2014, according to documents on file in the publicly accessible online document database for U.S. District Court in Bangor.

Read more about the man who pled guilty to starting a fire onboard a lobster boat in Stonington, Maine.