Joseph Stephenson accused of trying to burn down Norwalk courthouse

Police believe Joseph Stephenson broke into the State's Attorney's office and tried to set it on fire last March. (3/25/14)

STAMFORD - State police say a Stamford man is facing charges for trying to set a fire inside the Norwalk courthouse last year.

Authorities arrested Joseph Stephenson yesterday.

Police believe he broke into the State's Attorney's office and tried to set it on fire last March.

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They say Stephenson faces a long list of charges including arson and burglary.

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