IRS Arson Sentencing

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Forty-nine-year-old James Cleaver of Colorado Springs was also
ordered by U.S. District Judge Richard Matsch to pay two-point-two million dollars in restitution along with co-defendant Jack

The two were among five men accused of torching the IRS office
in Colorado Springs on May 3rd, 1997. The blaze destroyed the
office, injuring a firefighter and causing two-point-five
million dollars in damage.

Fifty-one-year-old Dowell was sentenced in April to 30 years in
prison for arson. His cousin, 52-year-old Thomas Dowell, was

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