WALTERBORO, SC (WCSC) - Investigators have arrested a man accused of burglarizing and setting fire to a Lowcountry home.
The Walterboro Police Department arrested Sterling Clark who has been charged with arson, first-degree burglary and grand larceny.
Clark's arrest stems from an incident on Thursday afternoon when emergency crews responded to a structure fire on Meadow Street.
After the fire was extinguished, the homeowners reported that several items from the home were missing.
A report states jewelry and two guns were missing.
In addition, officers discovered damage consistent with someone forcing entry into the home.
During the investigation, detectives established Clark as a suspect.