Fire Investigation Results in Arson Arrest

dietlinAs a result of an investigation of a structure fire conducted by the Wareham Police Department Detective Division, Wareham Fire Department, Onset Fire Department, and Mass. State Police investigators assigned to the State Fire Marshall’s Office regarding a structure fire at #5 Tyler Avenue in East Wareham on Saturday, March 22, 2014, an arrest warrant was obtained for 56 year old Joyce Dietlin, who was a resident of the house at #5 Tyler Avenue.

Joyce Dietlin was located and placed under arrest in Plymouth, MA by Wareham PD detectives and troopers assigned to the State Fire Marshall’s Office during the early afternoon hours of Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Ms. Dietlyn was transported to the Wareham Police Department for booking procedures, then to the Wareham District Court for arraignment on the charge of Arson of a Dwelling.

Interim Chief of Police Kevin Walsh praised the cooperative investigative efforts of the involved agencies, which led to the arrest of Ms. Dietlin.