A suspect accused of setting dozens of fires in the Worcester and Shrewsbury areas pleaded guilty in court on Friday.
Jonathan Shyllberg, 33, pleaded guilty to setting a fire in May 2013 that damaged buildings and trucks at Gibson’s on Sunderland Road. Shyllberg also admitted to setting other Worcester fires as well as a fire at a shopping plaza in Shrewsbury.
In all, Shyllberg pleaded guilty to 52 charges.
Shyllberg was sentenced to 5 years to 5 years and 1 day in state prison, as well as 5 years probation.
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