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Macon County man charged with arson of Red Boiling Springs home

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Posted at 9:37 PM, Aug 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-12 22:37:50-04

RED BOILING SPRINGS, Tenn. (WTVF) — A Red Boiling Springs man was indicted on arson and false insurance claim charges.

Macon County deputies and Tennessee Bureau of Investigation fire investigators responded to a house fire on Nim Road in Red Boiling Springs on May 7. Their investigation determined that Robert Gentry set the fire.

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Robert Gentry

The Macon County Grand Jury returned indictments on August 2 charging Robert Dewayne Gentry with one count of arson and one count of false insurance claim.

He was arrested Wednesday and booked into the Macon County Jail with a bond of $75,000.