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Lincolnville Woman Arrested, Charged with Burning Stolen Van

Authorities say they charged Vangel with unauthorized use of property and two counts of arson

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    The state fire marshal's office in Maine says a Lincolnville woman set a stolen vehicle on fire after driving it for more than 200 miles.

    Fire marshals say they arrested Melanie Vangel after she stole a van from Rockport and drove it to New Hampshire before returning north and parking it next to a garage in Cape Elizabeth.  They say she then set it on fire on Saturday. 

    Authorities say they charged Vangel with unauthorized use of property and two counts of arson. Investigators say the van was stolen either Friday or early Saturday.

    Authorities say the van was destroyed and the garage sustained several thousand dollars in damage. It was unclear on Monday if Vangel had an attorney


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