Story Headline: Paducah Man Charged with Arson, Endangerment
Author: West Kentucky Star Staff

A McCracken County man was arrested on arson and other charges Saturday.

According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, a fire that was alleged to have been intentionally set inside a bedroom of an apartment on Fisher Boulevard in Reidland.

Police said witnesses told them that 28-year-old Jonathon Owen, of Paducah, had allegedly set fire to items inside the apartment after a dispute with a roommate and family members.

Owen was found near the apartment and was arrested . He's charged with 1st degree arson and eight counts of 1st degree wanton endangerment.

Owen was lodged at the McCracken County Regional Jail.

Deputies said more charges may be forthcoming.

Published: Sunday, April 14, 2019 7:30 PM
Updated: Monday, April 15, 2019 6:26 PM