Friday, March 18, 2011

21 year old Overland Park Man Arrested for Aggravated Arson

On 3/18/2011 at approximately 5:10 a.m., Police Officers and Fire Fighters responded to the 9200 block of 83rd Street on the report of a fire. The caller advised the fire was on the front, outside patio of the Duplex.

When emergency first responders arrived, they found a pile of burned clothes, still smoldering, on the front porch. An investigation was conducted and it was determined the fire was intentionally set as part of a domestic disturbance.

Probable cause was developed through the investigation and the male resident was taken into custody. The arrested party has been transported to the Johnson County Jail to await charges from the District Attorney’s Office.

No injuries were reported and minimal property damage was caused by the fire.