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Deputies: Man assaulted wife, tried to set fire to house

Posted June 9, 2009

— Hoke County sheriff's deputies arrested a Raeford man Tuesday they say assaulted his wife and tried to set their house on fire.

Deputies were called out to a domestic incident at 106 Columbia Court. They said they found that Michael Chang, 43, had sprayed lighter fluid in the living room and physically assaulted his wife.

Chang was arrested on charges of felony first-degree attempted arson and assault on a female. He was being held in the Hoke County Jail under a $25,000 secured bond.


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  • DeathRow-IFeelYourPain-NOT Jun 9, 2009

    "Deputies: Man assaulted wife, tried to set fire to house"

    That argument really got 'heated'.

  • TeresaBee Jun 9, 2009

    My husbands a saint!!

  • devilblue Jun 9, 2009

    GEESH!!!!! What is wrong with folks??? "God is Good, Beer is Great and People are Crazy"!!!!! LOL

  • FoxtrotUniformCharlieKiloakaCALM Jun 9, 2009

    perhaps she assaulted him first?

  • angora2 Jun 9, 2009

    Let's hear it for yet another act of pure bravery by an irate husband!