Clayton man behind bars in connection to insurance fraud

John Gotway, 70, of Clayton, Ill.

The Adams County Sheriff's Office says a Clayton man was conspiring to commit insurance fraud.

John Gotway, 70, was arrested following a two-week investigation.

The sheriff's office says he was planning to pay another person to burn down his restaurant, John's Café, in Clayton.

Gotway is in the Adams County jail without bond.