Man charged with arson
A Trumann man is now facing three felony charges after allegedly starting a fire in an abandoned building. Jacque Tyler of Trumann was charged with 1st Degree Arson, Commercial Burglary, and Criminal Mischief.
According to the incident report, officer Kevin Holt noticed a fire at 116 West Speedway while on patrol. He dispatched the Trumann Fire Department, and began looking for a suspect he saw disappear into the alley behind the building.
While attending to the fire, the police were informed of the suspect's whereabouts, according to the report. After finding Tyler in a nearby home and receiving his statement, he was placed under arrest with the charges of Arson, Commercial Burglary, and Criminal Mischief. He was seen in Trumann District Court on Dec. 9.Tyler was given a $50,000 cash only bond and a court date of Jan. 30, 2014.