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A 51-year-old Groves man was found guilty of charges related to an arson and insurance fraud scheme in the Eastern District of Texas, reports information from the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Patrick Wayne Bronnon was found guilty of 40 charges including conspiracy to commit mail fraud and use of a fire in commission of a felony on Oct. 21 by a federal jury following an eight-day trial before U.S. District Judge Marcia Crone. The jury deliberated for about 75 minutes before returning with a guilty verdict.