Gibsonburg man is sought for Bradner arson incident


BRADNER – A warrant has been issued for a man suspected of setting fire to items in a mobile home at the
"Dean’s Pond" property.
The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Miguel J. Reyes, last known address of Gibsonburg, is
wanted on a warrant for burglary, aggravated assault and cruelty animals in connection with the
incident, which began with a report of a fight at 12540 Bradner Road on Saturday.
According to sheriff’s office reports, Teddy Dean – caretaker of the private campground property – told
deputies that he and several friends had gathered by the nearby pond while he spoke to a female friend
at one of the mobile homes on the property. Dean reported that, at about 4 a.m., Reyes started breaking
windows and yelling at him after Reyes noticed Dean talking to the female friend with whom Reyes had
arrived. Reports state that Dean, who denied treatment for a head wound, said he and the female friend
were beaten by Reyes who left the scene and could not be located.
The report notes that Dean was bleeding and that redness was visible on the female friend’s neck and
Then, a little more than an hour later, Bradner Fire DepArtment was dispatched to the property to
extinguish a fire at the mobile home where the altercation occurred. A smoldering mattress and blankets
were observed by deputies upon arrival, and smoke streamed out of the windows.
A neighbor reportedly attempted to extinguish the fire while retrieving Dean’s dog and kitten from the
home. The neighbor told deputies that he saw Reyes running south from the mobile home into a nearby

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