DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Dothan Police have arrested a man believed to have started two fires Monday in downtown Dothan.
38-year-old Jeffrey Watford, a Dothan native, has been arrested and charged with two counts of arson after police say he confessed to starting the two different fires on Oates Street Monday afternoon.
At this time, Dothan Police tells WDHN there is no known motive and they don’t know why he may have wanted to start the fires.
Watford was listed as a resident of Graceville, Florida on the DPD daily docket.
In a press release, DPD states that officers saw Watford leaving the scene of the second fire, which was at the 200 block of North Oates Street.
Watford was then detained and brought in for questioning. A short time later police arrested Watford.
He remains in the Houston County Jail on a bond of $60,000.