State Police Arrest Bourne Man for Arson in Hanson

Building was once home to a popular bar...

Alfred Russo, age 75, of Bourne was arrested by Massachusetts State Police today in connection with a July 5th arson fire at a former bar in Hanson.  

The three-alarm fire destroy the former JJ's Pub.

According to NBC 10 Boston, Russo served as a member of the Boston Fire Department from 1969 to 1995.  He retired as a member of the Marine Unit.

Mr. Russo pleaded not guilty in Plymouth District court.  He was released on personal recognizance and must wear a GPS tracking device.

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