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Antonio Wade of Beckley sentenced on arson charge out of Charleston

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Antonio Wade sentenced to 5 years in prison for setting fire to the steps of his girlfriend's Charleston, WV apartment. Antonio Wade sentenced to 5 years in prison for setting fire to the steps of his girlfriend's Charleston, WV apartment.
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A Beckley man who was accused of setting fire to his girlfriend's apartment in Charleston is sentenced in federal court.

Antonio LeJune Wade, 30, of Beckley was sentenced on Friday, April 25 to five years in federal prison. Wade admitted that he intentionally set a fire on the steps of his girlfriend's apartment
on Sixth Avenue in Charleston after an argument.  Wade also said that he knew that the stairs were the only way in and out of the apartment.  Wade’s girlfriend and her young son were in the apartment at the time the fire was set. 

Wade pleaded guilty in January 2014 to the charge of malicious destruction by fire. The Charleston Police Department and the United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives conducted the investigation.