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Man arrested in connection to Greenport fire

GREENPORT - Columbia County Sheriffs have arrested a man for allegedly starting the fire at the 66 Food Mart in Greenport.

Sheriff David Bartlett said that an investigation into the Sunday morning fire led to the arrest of 40-year-old Hari Bohara.  Officials say that Bohara was originally interviewed during the investigation because he was the only person in the store at the time of the fire.  Officials alleged that Bohara intentionally started the fire and then notified Columbia County 911 about it.

According to the Sheriff Bohara was charged with Third Degree Arson.  He was arraigned in town court and remanded to Columbia County Jail in lieu of bail.  He is expecting back in court at a future date.
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