Nacogdoches arson suspect arrested

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE - A Nacogdoches man has been charged with arson in connection with a fire that heavily damaged a residence in Nacogdoches, according to a news release from the Nacogdoches Fire Department.

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.  He's was taken to the county jail, pending arraignment.