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Rocky Point man found guilty in arson case

Rocky Point man found guilty in arson case
Published: Jun. 6, 2022 at 9:11 AM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - A Rocky Point man is heading to prison after he was convicted in an arson case last week.

Last Thursday, a Pender County jury found Hector Zapata guilty of first-degree arson and two counts of breaking and entering to terrorized.

He was sentenced to 104-155 months in prison.

Zapata set fire to a home in the 200 block of Alderman Street in Atkinson in August of 2020. The occupants of the home were able to escape without injury.

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