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Arrest made in arsons case


There has been an arrest made for two of the arsons in the Four Communities area. The first fire was at a home on Columbia Rd 49, and the second fire was on Columbia Rd 440. Ryan Evans, 25 of Stephens, was arrested for his involvement in the house fires.

The investigation was an effort between the Magnolia Police Department, Four Communities Fire Department, and the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Loe appreciates the assistance of the other agencies to make this arrest. 

Evans was first appeared before Circuit Judge Hamilton Singleton on July 23, 2014, and his bond was set at $100,000. He is currently still incarcerated at the Columbia County Detention Facility.

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