Suspect Arrested Charged With Arson 1st After Florence Police Respond To Unwanted Guest Call

By  | November 22, 2017 | Filed under: News

Howard L Vaughn

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department issued a statement concerning the arrest of a suspect who has been charged with Arson 1st as well as drug charges on Wednesday, November 22:

“Early this morning, 11-22-2017, at around 3:30am Florence Police Patrol Units responded to 962 Beale St on an unwanted guest call.

Once they arrived they saw where Howard L Vaughn, B/M 65yoa, Florence, Al, attempted to set the house he is stay at on fire while other occupants were in the house.

According to the witness he started a fire in several different locations. The two other occupants were able to put the fire out without major damage occurring to the house and anyone getting injured.

This case is still under investigation and we are attempting to gather more evidence and to speak with the witness and Mr. Vaughn.

Mr. Vaughn was arrested for Arson 1st and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, he is currently in the Lauderdale County Detention Center on a $55,500.00 bond.”

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