Man charged with arson on reservation

POSTED: 03:57 PM MST Dec 12, 2012    UPDATED: 03:58 PM MST Dec 12, 2012 
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POCATELLO, Idaho -

A Blackfoot man was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury for arson.

According to a news release from U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson, on Aug. 6, within the boundaries of the Fort Hall Shoshone-Bannock Indian Reservation, Hurley is accused of “willfully and maliciously” setting fire to a manufactured home and travel trailer.

The charge of arson is punishable by up to 25 years in prison, a maximum fine of $250,000, and up to five years of supervised release.

Hurley will make his initial appearance Friday at the federal courthouse in Pocatello.