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Wyoming man admits to arson charges regarding bank's flag

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Video: Wyoming man pleads in flag-burning case

William Howerton

WYOMING, Mich (WZZM) -- The Wyoming man who admitted to burning American flags in both Kent and Ottawa counties is now pleading guillty to additional arson charges.

William Howerton, 57, pleaded guilty Monday to charges relating to setting fire to a bank's flag in Grandville last July.

The Grand Rapids Press reports Howerton also admitted to setting a sign on fire at a candle store inside Rivertown Crossings Mall.

Howerton is already serving jail time for setting flags on fire in the Hudsonville area in July.

Howerton will be sentenced on the Kent County charges next month.

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