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Bond set at $500 for man accused of burning cross

Posted July 22, 2008 9:19 a.m. EDT
Updated July 22, 2008 3:55 p.m. EDT

— Wayne County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Dudley man for burning a cross in a neighbor’s yard.

More arrests are possible, officials said.

Authorities arrested Dixon Steward, 38, of 125 Timothy St., and charged him with ethnic intimidation.

The sheriff’s office received a tip Monday about a cross that was set up and burned in a yard where an interracial couple live on Timothy Street.

Steward’s bond was set at $500.