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and Wojtczak had had a "verbal confronta- tion." According to the Fire Marshal Division's report, that person was interviewed by the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office. A case report provided by the Sheriff's Office doesn't mention that detail, but it does indicate that Langley and Wojtczak had contacted the Sheriff's Office before about "ongoing dis- putes with other residents in the area." According to the Sheriff's Office report, on Aug. 27, 2013, Det. Jack Shireman — the Fire Marshal Division's lead investigator on the case — provided information that "a possible suspect was established," but on Sept. 3, 2013, Shireman said he was "unable to make contact with the source of the suspect information." According to the Fire Marshal Division's report, Shireman later made contact with a source and set up a Sept. 16 meeting in Venice. But the source "was a no show for the meet- ing and the contact phone number was listed as no longer in service." The case was then closed on Feb. 24. Nokomis Fire Chief Steve Kona was at the crime scene. He told the News Leader last week that his office is responsible for the first response, but if a fire looks question- able, it is immediately transferred to the Fire Marshal Division. The News Leader asked to speak with Shireman to learn more about his investigation, but Ashley Carr — dep- uty communications director for state Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, who oversees the Fire Marshal Division— responded that Shireman retired in February. Neither Langley nor Wojtczak responded to News Leader voicemails. % Purchase a full-page, advertising twelve pack between now and January 31st, 2013 and receive four of these fantastic SNL 16oz Tervis® Tumblers. Show your support for e Progressive Voice Of Southwest Florida around the house, around the office, wherever you go with these locally manufactured, high-quality insulated tumblers. Sales@SarasotaNewsLeader.com or (941) 227-1080 Advertisers must meet all terms and conditions of sale for the 12-pack advertising package. Limit of one set of four tumblers per advertiser. Offer is valid while supplies last. "Tervis" is a registered trademark of Tervis ® Tumbler Company. The Sarasota News Leader is not affiliated with Tervis ® Tumbler Company. A Very Special Offer For Advertisers Sarasota News Leader March 28, 2014 Page 67

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