Nacogdoches man charged with arson

Posted by Ellen Krafve - email

Released by Robert Ford with the Nacogdoches Fire Department:

NACOGDOCHES, TX - A Nacogdoches man has been charged with Arson in connection with a fire that heavily damaged a residence in Nacogdoches.

The Nacogdoches Fire Marshal's Office, along with both the Criminal Investigation Division and Patrol Officers of the Nacogdoches Police Department, made a felony arson arrest on Thursday afternoon at approximately 1:45pm. Jarvance Alanzo Menefee, age 28, of Nacogdoches was taken into custody in reference to a fire at 2627 Elizabeth St. that occurred September 5, 2009 at around 1:30am.

Mr. Menefee transported to the County Jail where he is being held pending arraignment.