Man Allegedly Sets Fire Inside Employer's Building

Posted at 5:48 PM, Jul 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-26 18:48:38-04

A man was arrested after he allegedly set fire to his employer’s building.

Reports stated a surveillance video showed the man, later identified as 28-year-old Jiovhan Rashad Stevenson, breaking into College Hunks Moving Company in the 400 block of McNally Drive. In the video, he reportedly set multiple fires just after midnight, early Thursday morning.

He also allegedly broke into offices and went through desk drawers and filing cabinets before setting the fires. Stevenson was arrested and charged with felony arson.

Police also charged 29-year-old Brenda Baker with felony accessory after the fact. They stated she lied to investigators when asked about Stevenson’s whereabouts.

An alarm company alerted emergency crews around 12:30 a.m. Thursday. Firefighters arrived at the scene to find smoke coming from the roof. They found smoke in the building and a small fire.

Management identified the suspect as Stevenson who they said was a current employee of the business.

Baker was free on a $4,000 bond. She has been scheduled to appear in court August 17.

Stevenson was being held on a $15,000 bond and has been scheduled to appear before a judge July 30.