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Incident Report for Case #2018-166332

Incident Type

Arrested Person

Incident Date

05/09/2018 - 4:37 AM


Jacobson Ave.


Joseph H. Woods, age 34, Madison
Suspect was arrested for arson and attempt to commit arson.


Male, age 51, Madison


 East District detectives have arrested a 34-year-old Madison man for an arson fire that significantly damaged two parked trucks. Both were set ablaze in front of a house on Jacobson Ave. early Wednesday morning. The homeowner also discovered accelerants had been poured near the front of his house. He told police of ongoing issues with a named suspect, the 34-year-old man who was taken into custody yesterday on tentative charges which are listed above.

Released 05/10/2018 at 3:32 PM by PIO Joel Despain

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