Surveillance camera images of a white SUV police say was involved in an arson at an Aquebogue marina last month. Photo: Suffolk County Crime Stoppers handout

A Manorville man has been arrested in connection with a Sept. 12 arson at Lighthouse Marina in Aquebogue, Riverhead Police said today in a press release.

Police have charged Brian Henry, 44, Arson in the Fourth Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree and Criminal Mischief in the Fourth Degree, the release said.

An extensive investigation conducted by the Riverhead Police Detective Squad and the Suffolk County Police Arson Squad led to Henry’s arrest yesterday, police said.

Investigators determined that someone had detonated an explosive device that damaged the side of a building at the marina on Sunday, Sept. 12 at approximately 8 p.m.

Police said the investigation so far indicates that the marina was most likely not Henry’s intended target and the explosion was not a terrorist attack.

A subsequent search of Henry’s residence pursuant to a warrant executed by Riverhead detectives with the assistance of Suffolk County Police Arson Squad and Emergency Services Bomb Technicians, recovered additional incendiary and bomb-making materials, police said.

Henry is being held at Riverhead Town Police, awaiting arraignment, police said in the press release issued this morning.

The investigation is ongoing police said. Anyone with any information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Riverhead Police Department at (631) 727-4500. All call will be kept anonymous, police said.

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