Suspect Identified in Torching of 4 NC State Highway Patrol Cars

A man has now been arrested after setting multiple North Carolina State Highway Patrol cars on fire Monday night in Iredell County. Daniel Francis Zelo, 49, is accused of damaging four patrol cars in the parking lot of a 7-Eleven convenience store in the 200 block of Turnersburg Highway. A witness reportedly alerted the troopers that the cars were on fire and helped identify the suspect before he was arrested at the scene.

Author: Mike Jackson